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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.

    How climate change is steering the future of food

    How climate change is steering the future of food

    Read a transcript of this episode on FT.com
    https://www.ft.com/content/97741491-f1aa-4107-a84d-ebd874b1259d


    House prices are increasing in almost every major economy in the wake of the pandemic, and the success of skateboarding in the Tokyo Olympics could have a real influence on Japan’s culture. Plus, the FT’s commodities correspondent, Emiko Terazono, explains how changing temperatures across the globe are shifting the seasons and the crops that farmers can grow. 


    Pandemic fuels broadest global house price boom in two decades
    https://www.ft.com/content/491a245d-4af7-4cad-b860-6ba51b86b45f?


    What growing avocados in Sicily tells us about climate change and the future of food, with commodities correspondent, Emiko Terazono. 
    https://www.ft.com/content/977fac14-49e0-4497-a435-6581e5792201


    Olympics skateboard success sets up fight for sport’s future in Japan, with Asia business editor Leo Lewis
    https://www.ft.com/content/d62e6d01-5181-4075-a171-25b542ab818f


    The FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon and Marc Filippino. The show’s editor is Jess Smith. Our intern is Zoe Han. Additional help by Gavin Kallmann, Michael Bruning, and Persis Love. The show’s theme song is by Metaphor Music. The FT’s global head of audio is Cheryl Brumley. 
     
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    Amazon misses revenue targets in latest quarter

    Amazon misses revenue targets in latest quarter

    Amazon shares slumped in after-hours trading after the ecommerce giant missed Wall Street’s revenue targets, Robinhood shares stumbled out of the gate on Thursday, and China’s securities regulator has sought to ease concerns among international investors and banks. Plus, the FT’s labor and equality correspondent, Taylor Nicole Rogers, explains how some teenagers gained the upper hand in a hot US summer jobs market


    Amazon’s online sales growth slows as lockdowns ease, with San Francisco correspondent, Dave Lee 
    https://www.ft.com/content/fbc5d16e-2917-4048-a9b4-0f3cc0d6da2e


    Beijing seeks to ease fears on Wall Street after tech crackdown, with markets editor, Katie Martin 
    https://www.ft.com/content/d3d30930-b098-40f0-a628-448c0b532b6d


    Robinhood shares slide in debut as investors give broker cold shoulder
    https://www.ft.com/content/ff5131d0-1332-4242-96b4-21d59cff9ba6


    Teens gain the upper hand in hot US summer jobs market, with labour and equality correspondent Taylor Nicole Rogers 
    https://www.ft.com/content/ee8db328-b690-4aa6-8562-e94cedbcdb2f


    The FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon and Marc Filippino. The show’s editor is Jess Smith. Our intern is Zoe Han. Additional help by Gavin Kallmann, Michael Bruning, and Persis Love. The show’s theme song is by Metaphor Music. The FT’s global head of audio is Cheryl Brumley. 
     
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    Fed signals taper decision closer, India’s tech IPO boom

    Fed signals taper decision closer, India’s tech IPO boom

    The Federal Reserve signalled it was moving closer to the moment when it will withdraw its support for the US economic recovery by tapering the central bank’s asset purchases, and the international lawyer Philippe Sands explains why he wants to create an international definition for the crime of ecocide. Plus, the FT’s Stephanie Findlay explains why Indian tech companies are going through an IPO boom. 


    The FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon and Marc Filippino. The show’s editor is Jess Smith. Our intern is Zoe Han. Additional help by Gavin Kallmann, Michael Bruning, and Persis Love. The show’s theme song is by Metaphor Music. The FT’s global head of audio is Cheryl Brumley. 


    Fed signals taper decision closer as ‘progress’ made on economy
    https://www.ft.com/content/6b5992d3-967e-4a63-b159-a398654d6199


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    https://www.ft.com/rachman-review


    India tech IPO boom to provide crucial test of investor appetite
    https://www.ft.com/content/f6b35707-e7c5-4d30-8d11-5b8146183ca5?


    Tesla co-founder’s battery recycling start-up raises $700m
    https://www.ft.com/content/771498b8-9457-462f-aee0-e32db14eea49?
     
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    Investors are spooked by China’s regulatory crackdowns

    Investors are spooked by China’s regulatory crackdowns

    Apple’s profit nearly doubled in the latest quarter as iPhone sales surged, and a former oil trader at Glencore has pleaded guilty in the US over his part in a scheme to bribe government officials in Nigeria. Plus, the FT’s US investment editor, Michael Mackenzie, explains why China’s crackdown is burning investors. 


    Tech blowout: Apple profit nearly doubles as iPhone sales surge
    https://www.ft.com/content/18cfeb9a-8596-4d23-badd-df9a62d510ab


    Former Glencore trader pleads guilty to role in Nigeria bribery scheme, with natural resources editor Neil Hume
    https://www.ft.com/content/392b610f-43c6-4496-bb16-977e1f31f015?


    Beijing’s threat to VIEs triggers Wall St panic over Chinese stocks, with US investment editor Michael Mackenzie 
    https://www.ft.com/content/38ba7bb9-9a7e-4817-80cf-324bc9a4527b?


    US law firms up ante on bonuses in war to win staff
    https://www.ft.com/content/046d42d1-ec0b-4649-af6a-592430b5668c?


    The FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon and Marc Filippino. The show’s editor is Jess Smith. Our intern is Zoe Han. Additional help by Gavin Kallmann, Michael Bruning, and Persis Love. The show’s theme song is by Metaphor Music. The FT’s global head of audio is Cheryl Brumley. 
     
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    The $30bn insurance broker deal that never came to be

    The $30bn insurance broker deal that never came to be

    The UK government will consider loosening travel restrictions for travellers from the EU and the US, Intel will change the way it names its most advanced technology and Japanese athletes are raking in the golds at the Tokyo Olympics. Plus, Ian Smith, the FT’s insurance correspondent, explains how pressure from the US Department of Justice caused the $30bn merger between Aon and Willis Towers Watson to collapse. 


    UK to consider relaxing travel restrictions from EU and US
    https://www.ft.com/content/8f7b59c7-89b5-4ca5-a0a4-7f1355fab3e0?


    Intel to drop names based on transistor size for advanced chip tech with west coast editor Richard Waters
    https://www.ft.com/content/1afe75ed-7867-447d-abb8-6eea3598b029


    Aon’s $30bn acquisition of Willis Towers Watson collapses, with insurance correspondent Ian Smith 
    https://www.ft.com/content/a6471af0-764d-49e7-87a0-dd2a2c110fd9


    Tokyo Olympics Alternative medals table, with Asia business editor Leo Lewis
    https://ig.ft.com/tokyo-olympics-alternative-medal-table/


    The FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon and Marc Filippino. The show’s editor is Jess Smith. Our intern is Zoe Han. Additional help by Gavin Kallmann, Michael Bruning, and Persis Love. The show’s theme song is by Metaphor Music. The FT’s global head of audio is Cheryl Brumley. 
     
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    The stock winners and losers half way through the year

    The stock winners and losers half way through the year

    The international community is responding to the military’s protest crackdown in a variety of ways, and a look at why Nasdaq is separating its existing marketplace for private company shares into a new unit. Plus, the FT’s markets editor, Katie Martin, talks about the performance of the FT’s annual stock picking contest, thus far. 


    US places sanctions on head of Cuban military over protest crackdown
    https://www.ft.com/content/11d34723-0e79-4718-a9d3-7884ab96e306


    Nasdaq: private market exchange is the next frontier, with US Lex editor Sujeet Indap 
    https://www.ft.com/content/630ac956-c521-4973-9d14-b707fe16c5a3?


    FT stockpicking contest: winners and losers at the half way mark, with markets editor Katie Martin 
    https://www.ft.com/content/1625ef6f-83d5-4a0d-8bbf-7a61b06a963b?


    The FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon and Marc Filippino. The show’s editor is Jess Smith. Our intern is Zoe Han. Additional help by Gavin Kallmann, Michael Bruning, and Persis Love. The show’s theme song is by Metaphor Music. The FT’s global head of audio is Cheryl Brumley. 
     
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