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A rundown of the most important global business stories you need to know for the coming day, from the newsroom of the Financial Times. Available every weekday morning.

A rundown of the most important global business stories you need to know for the coming day, from the newsroom of the Financial Times. Available every weekday morning.
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A rundown of the most important global business stories you need to know for the coming day, from the newsroom of the Financial Times. Available every weekday morning.

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English


Episodes

Wednesday, January 23

1/23/2019
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The Trump administration turns down an offer from China for preparatory trade talks, IBM records annual revenue growth for the first time since 2011 and pressure mounts on Tory Eurosceptics and the Democratic Unionist party to back Theresa May's Brexit deal. Plus, the FT's Lindsay Fortado tells us why two activist hedge funds have taken an interest in eBay.

Duration:00:08:21

Tuesday, January 22

1/22/2019
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Billionaire hedge fund manager Ken Griffin's vote of confidence in London’s high end property market, a new candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination, China’s slowing growth rate, and what’s happening at the World Economic Forum in Davos this week.

Duration:00:11:04

Monday, January 21

1/21/2019
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Theresa May is set to address the British parliament less than a week after suffering a historic defeat on her Brexit deal, the US government shutdown heads into a fifth week as US president Donald Trump makes an offer to Democrats and FT reporters crunch the numbers on pay rises at US banks. Plus, why the race to find a successor for Jim Yong Kim at the World Bank might signal a change in direction for the organisation.

Duration:00:11:15

Friday, January 18

1/18/2019
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The standoff over the US government shutdown escalates, Paul Manafort's law firm Skadden pays US authorities $4.6m for failing to declare its work on Ukraine, and the latest Netflix results underwhelm investors. Plus, the FT's Robert Wright tells us about the thousands of immigrants in the UK accused of cheating on an English test—and the impact on their lives.

Duration:00:09:32

Thursday, January 17

1/17/2019
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British Prime Minister Theresa May makes another push at Brexit after again narrowly surviving a vote of no-confidence, US lawmakers warn that Huawei's solar equipment could threaten the entire American electricity grid and the creator of the world's first index mutual fund Jack Bogle has died. Plus, the FT's Laura Noonan and Rob Armstrong on what to take away from US bank earnings reports this week.

Duration:00:10:18

Wednesday, January 16

1/16/2019
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What's next for Brexit after Theresa May's deal fails in the House of Commons, leading European banker Andrea Orcel will not join Santander Bank as its new boss and Emmanuel Macron begins his nationwide debate. Plus, the FT's Josh Chaffin explains why the US Senate moved to block the Trump administration from lifting sanctions on a Russian oligarch.

Duration:00:11:29

Tuesday, January 15

1/15/2019
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Fresh fears of a Chinese slowdown cause a sell-off on Wall Street, the White House says Ivanka Trump will help find the new World Bank president and finally, it looks like today's the day: we'll see whether or not Theresa May's Brexit deal survives in the House of Commons. Plus, the FT's Sujeet Indap on the latest hedge fund deal to buy into local news.

Duration:00:09:09

Monday, January 14

1/14/2019
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Visa and MasterCard face regulatory roadblocks while trying to do business in China, Emmanuel Macron calls for a national debate to soothe the gilets jaunes protestors and the US government shutdown puts a clamp on Wall Street dealmakers. Then the FT's Jim Pickard lays out the week ahead for Brexit.

Duration:00:09:34

Friday, January 11

1/11/2019
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Federal Reserve chair Jay Powell warns that the US government shutdown could hurt the economy, Anheuser-Busch InBev returns to the debt markets and French carmaker Renault finds no evidence of wrongdoing in its investigation into Carlos Ghosn so far. Plus, why Ford is set to cut thousands of European jobs.

Duration:00:09:07

Thursday, January 10

1/10/2019
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British MPs try to take back control of the Brexit process, Ford and Volkswagen forge a possible new technology alliance and US stocks see their longest winning streak since September. Plus, Sam Fleming explains everything we need to know about the Fed's latest thinking on interest rates.

Duration:00:09:00

Wednesday, January 9

1/9/2019
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World Bank President Jim Yong Kim is headed to private equity, Theresa May's Brexit deal faces another defeat in the House of Commons, and the EU imposes new sanctions on Iran. Plus, the FT's Jude Webber takes us to the US/Mexico border to look at the reality of the situation there after Donald Trump uses his first address to the nation to declare it a ‘crisis’.

Duration:00:08:02

Tuesday, January 8

1/8/2019
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SoftBank rolls back the size of its planned investment in WeWork, some hedge funds managed to avoid a tough 2018, and a no-deal Brexit might mean days long waits for trucks at the Port of Dover. Plus, the FT's Robert Armstrong tells us where the next financial crisis might start.

Duration:00:08:38

Monday, January 7

1/7/2019
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Theresa May battles to convince critics of her Brexit deal, Trump tries to sell Democrats a "border barrier" as the US government shutdown heads into its third week and China approves $125bn of rail projects to counteract a slowdown in its economy. Plus, the FT's world trade editor James Politi tells us what we can expect as the US and China begin trade talks today.

Duration:00:08:55

Friday, January 4

1/4/2019
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Traders expect the Federal Reserve to pause future rate rises, Bristol-Myers Squibb's $90bn takeover of Celgene signals a big year for pharma M&A and agricultural researchers discover a genetic breakthrough in crop growth. Then, why EU officials are looking to toughen scrutiny of potential security risks with Chinese technology companies.

Duration:00:09:43

Thursday, January 3

1/3/2019
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Apple cuts sales forecast on China weakness, Tesla shares tumble as car deliveries disappoint and hackers steal documents relating to the September 11 terror attacks. Then, we'll take a look at one year into the EU's Mifid II market transparency rules.

Duration:00:09:38

Wednesday, January 2

1/2/2019
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Democrats hatch a plan to end the US government shutdown, Jair Bolsonaro is sworn in as president of Brazil and UK business leaders fear a deteriorating British economy. Then, how a new crop of money-saving apps and services could disrupt some traditional asset managers.

Duration:00:08:59

Tuesday, January 1

1/1/2019
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What's next for Goldman Sachs, Uber's plans to go public and the future of SoftBank's Vision Fund. FT companies editor Tom Braithwaite takes us through three of the big stories he'll be following in 2019.

Duration:00:07:53

Monday, December 31

12/31/2018
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The past year has been a bruising and unpredictable one for investors. The FT's Nicole Bullock looks back at the highs and the lows of 2018 in markets.

Duration:00:13:17

Friday, December 21

12/21/2018
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The S&P 500 is on course for its worst December since 1931, the military is called in to deal with chaos at London's Gatwick airport and Malaysia targets Goldman Sachs for reparations over the 1MDB scandal. Plus, the FT's Aime Williams explains why the US is pulling troops out of Syria—and how that move has caused disarray in the Trump administration.

Duration:00:11:29

Thursday, December 20

12/20/2018
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US regulator takes Facebook to court, Altria set to take a stake in ecigarette company Juul Labs, and AB InBev forms a tie-up to bring cannabis-infused drinks to market. Then, the FT's Mike Mackenzie explains the decision from the Federal Reserve that sent US equities falling on Wednesday afternoon.

Duration:00:08:57