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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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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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    Nigeria gambles with economic shock therapy

    Nigeria gambles with economic shock therapy

    The UK Labour government will present its plans for the upcoming year in the King’s Speech, and Morgan Stanley experienced a slowdown in growth despite a 40 per cent profit increase. Plus, the FT’s Aanu Adeoye explains the Nigerian president’s plans to revive the country’s economy.
    Mentioned in this podcast:
    Starmer plans to introduce AI bill in King’s Speech
    Will shock therapy revive Nigeria’s economy — or sink it further?  
    Morgan Stanley’s wealth business stumbles even as profits jump 
    The FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon, Sonja Hutson, Kasia Broussalian and Marc Filippino. Additional help from Breen Turner, Sam Giovinco, Peter Barber, Michael Lello, David da Silva and Gavin Kallmann. Our engineer is Monica Lopez. Our intern is Prakriti Panwar. 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.
    Read a transcript of this episode on FT.com

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    • 11 min
    Trump’s JD Vance strategy

    Trump’s JD Vance strategy

    Donald Trump announced Ohio senator JD Vance as his vice-presidential nominee yesterday, and a US judge dismissed a criminal case over the former president’s handling of classified documents. Plus, the FT’s Mehul Srivastava explains why the Gaza pier built by the US hasn’t been as effective as intended. 
    Mentioned in this podcast:
    Donald Trump picks Ohio senator JD Vance as 2024 running mate 
    Judge dismisses classified documents case against Donald Trump
    How the US’s $230mn Gaza pier became a ‘colossal failure’ 
    The FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon, Sonja Hutson, Kasia Broussalian and Marc Filippino. Additional help from Breen Turner, Sam Giovinco, Peter Barber, Michael Lello, David da Silva and Gavin Kallmann. Our engineer is Monica Lopez. Our intern is Prakriti Panwar. 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.
    Read a transcript of this episode on FT.com

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    • 9 min
    What’s next after Trump assassination attempt

    What’s next after Trump assassination attempt

    The US Congress launches a probe into ‘inexcusable’ security failings following the Pennsylvania rally shooting, and workers at an Amazon warehouse in the UK await results from a union ballot. Plus, the UK’s home building ambitions might be a bit of a slog. Credit: AP 
    Mentioned in this podcast:
    Trump calls for unity in face of ‘evil’ after surviving assassination attempt
    Donald Trump injured in attempted assassination at Pennsylvania rally
    Housebuilders warn construction lag could weigh on Labour housing Amazon launches anti-union charm offensive ahead of UK workers’ vote
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    The FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon, Sonja Hutson, Kasia Broussalian and Marc Filippino. Additional help from Breen Turner, Sam Giovinco, Peter Barber, Michael Lello, David da Silva and Gavin Kallmann. Our engineer is Monica Lopez. Our intern is Prakriti Panwar. 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.
    Read a transcript of this episode on FT.com

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    • 12 min
    Swamp Notes: Conservatives have big plans for the judicial branch

    Swamp Notes: Conservatives have big plans for the judicial branch

    As president, Donald Trump appointed three conservative justices to the Supreme Court and hundreds of conservative judges to benches across the judicial branch. These justices and judges have handed down several controversial decisions that have reshaped important aspects of American life. The FT’s US legal and enforcement correspondent, Stefania Palma, and professor of presidential studies at the University of Virginia, Barbara Perry, join this week’s Swamp Notes to discuss where the conservative legal movement is going next. 
    Mentioned in this podcast:
    US Supreme Court deals blow to agencies’ rulemaking authority
    US Supreme Court says Donald Trump immune for ‘official acts’ as president
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    Swamp Notes is produced by Ethan Plotkin, Sonja Hutson, Lauren Fedor and Marc Filippino. Topher Forhecz is the FT’s executive producer. The FT’s global head of audio is Cheryl Brumley. Special thanks to Pierre Nicholson. 
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    • 15 min
    Double-edged sword of deregulation

    Double-edged sword of deregulation

    US inflation fell to 3 per cent, and China’s Communist party leaders will meet next week to discuss the country’s economy. Plus, the FT’s Brooke Masters talks about the risks that come with deregulation. 
    Mentioned in this podcast:
    US inflation falls to 3% in June 
    China plays down hopes for ‘strong medicine’ at top economic policy meeting 
    US businesses may soon find that deregulation comes with risks 
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    The FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon, Sonja Hutson, Kasia Broussalian and Marc Filippino. Additional help from Michela Tindera, Breen Turner, Sam Giovinco, Peter Barber, Michael Lello, David da Silva and Gavin Kallmann. Our engineer is Monica Lopez. Our intern is Prakriti Panwar. 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.
    Read a transcript of this episode on FT.com

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    • 11 min
    Investors serve, can women’s tennis volley?

    Investors serve, can women’s tennis volley?

    Archegos founder Bill Hwang found guilty of fraud, investors are selling off risky US junk bonds, and women’s tennis is getting big investments from Saudi Arabia and private equity firms. Plus, the FT’s Ryan McMorrow explains how Amazon is fighting back against rivals like Temu and Shein. 
    Mentioned in this podcast:
    Archegos founder Bill Hwang found guilty over fund’s collapse 
    Investors shun riskier junk bonds as bankruptcy filings jump 
    Saudi wealth bolsters WTA’s ambitions for women’s tennis 
    Amazon set to take on Temu and Shein with new discount section 
    Survey link: http://ft.com/FTsurvey2024
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    The FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon, Sonja Hutson, Kasia Broussalian and Marc Filippino. Additional help from Michela Tindera, Breen Turner, Sam Giovinco, Peter Barber, Michael Lello, David da Silva and Gavin Kallmann. Our engineer is Monica Lopez. Our intern is Prakriti Panwar. 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.
    Read a transcript of this episode on FT.com

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    • 11 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
30 Ratings

30 Ratings

Somanpul ,

Quick bite of great news.

Been listening to this since more than 3.5 years and now it has become a daily habit.

Great job, Marc.

Satya Gahan ,

The perfect breakfast podcast

This is the perfect breakfast podcast. I always begin my podcast day with this one followed by the one by The Economist.

Great job Mark and team.

Sukriti F M ,

Still my favorite daily morning news brief

The FT & Marc Filippino are part of my daily morning routine for the last 16 months. Precise, accurate and interesting news delivery, I don’t want to miss.
Thank you from Berlin and Mumbai!

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