PwC’s Evergrande audit comes back to bite
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by Financial Times
4h ago
UK deputy prime minister Oliver Dowden went on a secret trip to the UAE, PwC is bracing for penalties over its audit of collapsed Chinese property developer Evergrande, and traders are anticipating huge swings in Nvidia shares after the company reports earnings on Wednesday.  Mentioned in this podcast: UK launches charm offensive with UAE after relations sour PwC partners brace for Chinese punishment over Evergrande audit Traders brace for big swings in Nvidia shares EU trade deficit with China shrinks to lowest level since 2021 Follow Untold: Power for Sale on Apple Podcasts or Spotify ..read more
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FTNB Live! News Trivia at FT Weekend Fest
FT News Briefing
by Financial Times
3d ago
A special live recording of the FT News Briefing at the FT Weekend Festival in Washington, DC on May 4, 2024. Our wonderful colleagues played a friendly game of news trivia. How does your knowledge stack up?  The FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon, Sonja Hutson, Kasia Broussalian and Marc Filippino. Additional help by Breen Turner, Sam Giovinco, Peter Barber, Michael Lello, David da Silva and Gavin Kallmann. Our engineer is Monica Lopez. Topher Forhecz is the FT’s executive producer. The FT’s global head of audio is Cheryl Brumley. The show’s theme song is by Metaphor Music.&nbs ..read more
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Swamp Notes: Trading tariffs for votes
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by Financial Times
4d ago
Joe Biden once criticised Donald Trump’s trade war with China, but things look a lot different in an election year. The FT’s US climate reporter, Aime Williams, and US financial editor, Brooke Masters, join Swamp Notes to explain why the president announced such sweeping tariffs on Chinese goods this week, and how it could help him win votes.  Mentioned in this podcast: Why Washington’s new tariffs on Chinese clean tech goods matter Joe Biden and Donald Trump battle to prove who can be toughest on China Sign up for the FT’s Swamp Notes newsletter here Swamp Notes is produced by Eth ..read more
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It’s all about the dollar
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by Financial Times
5d ago
The US Supreme Court rejects an existential legal challenge to the country’s top consumer finance watchdog, a $10bn US property fund is running low on liquidity as investors demand their money back, and Russia and China agree to tighten military ties and deepen their economic partnership after talks in Beijing. Plus, central banks around the world are impatiently waiting for the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates.    Mentioned in this podcast: US Supreme Court rejects challenge to top consumer finance agency Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping vow to co-operate against ‘destructiv ..read more
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The cult-like appeal of Modi
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by Financial Times
6d ago
The US inflation report sent stocks to record highs and Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico was shot on Wednesday. Plus, the FT’s John Reed explains why India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi is so popular.  Mentioned in this podcast: US inflation falls to 3.4% in April Slovak premier Robert Fico shot and injured Narendra Modi launches candidacy in India’s marathon election How to understand Modi’s India CREDIT: Sansad TV The FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon, Sonja Hutson, Kasia Broussalian and Marc Filippino. Additional help by Sam Giovinco, Breen Turner, Jyotsna Singh, Peter Ba ..read more
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Will investors buy Anglo American’s break-up plan?
FT News Briefing
by Financial Times
1w ago
The Biden administration is encouraging Arab states to participate in a multinational force that could deploy in Gaza once the war ends, Anglo American plans to thwart BHP’s £34bn takeover bid by breaking itself up, and the US is sharply raising tariffs on Chinese imports from electric vehicles to solar cells. Plus, Singapore’s new prime minister has his work cut out.  Mentioned in this podcast: US encouraging Arab states to join multinational postwar force in Gaza Anglo American plans break-up to thwart £34bn BHP bid US sharply raises tariffs on Chinese EVs and semiconductor imports La ..read more
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Rishi Sunak tries to rally Conservatives
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by Financial Times
1w ago
UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak tries to revive Conservative morale with a speech in London, four Chinese generative artificial intelligence start-ups have been valued at more than $1bn in the past three months, and US shale oil companies are under the spotlight over allegations of manipulating prices. Plus, the frontrunner in Mexico’s presidential election is promising more of the same. Mentioned in this podcast: Rishi Sunak to warn Britain ‘at a crossroads’ as he readies Tories for election US shale companies accused of collusion over oil price Four start-ups lead China’s race to match OpenA ..read more
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Swamp Notes: The Fed’s political pressures
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by Financial Times
1w ago
The US Federal Reserve is fiercely independent, but that doesn’t mean politicians always treat it that way. The FT’s US national editor, Edward Luce, and acting US economics editor, Claire Jones, join this week’s Swamp Notes to explain how the central bank’s policy could affect the economy and therefore have an impact on the election result. Plus, why a second term for Donald Trump could put pressure on the Fed to play politics. Mentioned in this podcast: Trump’s dot plot for the Fed Jay Powell’s dilemma: the US economy is too strong to cut rates Global inflation and interest rates tracker: s ..read more
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Pandemic winners turned losers
FT News Briefing
by Financial Times
1w ago
Anglo American’s crucial South African shareholders are open to a takeover offer from BHP, Nippon Steel has vowed to push ahead with its $14.9bn acquisition of US Steel, and China’s President Xi Jinping has hailed Hungary as one of Beijing’s most important strategic partners. Plus, most pandemic corporate winners have turned into post-pandemic losers.  Mentioned in this podcast: Anglo American’s South Africa investors open to improved BHP bid Nippon Steel predicts ‘calmer discussions’ with unions after US presidential election Xi Jinping upgrades China’s ties with Hungary to ‘all-weather ..read more
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Singapore wants to shake up its stock market
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by Financial Times
1w ago
Shares in Arm drop after it reports lacklustre revenue projections, Singapore is studying proposals to shake up its struggling stock market, EU countries have agreed to use an estimated €3bn in profits from Russia’s frozen state assets to buy weapons for Ukraine, and a newly expanded pipeline in Canada breathes life into the oil industry. Plus, hedge fund manager Sir Paul Marshall has lost a legal battle with the South African government over shipwrecked treasure.  Mentioned in this podcast: Arm shares drop as revenue forecast falls short despite AI boom Singapore battles to revive strug ..read more
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