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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.

    US student athletes’ Supreme Court victory

    US student athletes’ Supreme Court victory

    The head of the US Food and Drug Administration is under fire after approving a controversial Alzheimer’s drug, a Covid outbreak at a Chinese port has further disrupted global shipping, and the Tokyo Olympics will have limited spectators when the games begin next month. Plus, the FT’s US sports business correspondent, Sara Germano, explains the US Supreme Court ruling in favour of student athletes who sued the National Collegiate Athletic Association. 


    US medicines watchdog accused of cozy ties with Big Pharma
    https://www.ft.com/content/4013ea99-0413-40f5-b93c-f3de001ccf12?


    Covid outbreak at Chinese port exacerbates global supply chain delays
    https://www.ft.com/content/c3c55dca-2ee7-488a-ad68-9286822b881c?


    Olympic venues to cap number of spectators at 10,000
    https://www.ft.com/content/eafb2809-2103-4d6e-97d7-da760095718a


    Student athletes win US Supreme Court showdown against NCAA
    https://www.ft.com/content/9c00913e-afe8-4dc8-8881-38d93d713d49?
     
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    How artificial intelligence is reshaping the world

    How artificial intelligence is reshaping the world

    Reflation trade has been pummelled after the Federal Reserve unexpectedly signalled a shift in its stance on inflation, and, European Central Bank executive Fabio Panetta says the introduction of a digital euro would boost consumers’ privacy. Plus, the FT’s innovation editor, John Thornhill, talks about the new season of the Tech Tonic podcast and its main focus, artificial intelligence. 


    Reflation trades pummelled as Fed shift resets markets
    https://www.ft.com/content/2fa0c907-f597-49b2-a08d-35249d1d5a9f


    Digital euro will protect consumer privacy, ECB executive pledges
    https://www.ft.com/content/e59e5d61-043a-4293-8692-f8267e5984c2?


    Tech Tonic Season 2
    https://www.ft.com/tech-tonic


    Today's Clubhouse discussion on artificial intelligence
    https://www.clubhouse.com/join/FinancialTimes/MLICXXgQ/PAwJ017M
     
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    Black Americans’ unease with official embrace of Juneteenth

    Black Americans’ unease with official embrace of Juneteenth

    The premium above super-safe US Treasuries that investors demand to buy risky corporate debt has dropped to its lowest level in more than a decade, and tensions between Hong Kong and Taiwan threaten one of the region’s most important trade and investment relationships. Plus, the FT’s race and equalities correspondent, Taylor Nicole Rogers, explains why some black Americans take a dim view of America’s newfound embrace of the Juneteenth holiday. 


    Bond spreads collapse as investors rush into risky corporate debt
    https://wwww.ft.com/content/ed39b06a-a9e1-4e6c-9fa1-f386d06d6410?


    Hong Kong-Taiwan spat threatens cross-Strait business
    https://www.ft.com/content/7e3845c2-7fc7-4199-8fc2-8c7cc66111ab


    Companies’ embrace of Juneteenth holiday rings hollow to some
    https://www.ft.com/content/512973a1-0adf-4f6b-91f5-e2fc33a6bb3e


    Ronaldo’s Coke moment signals shifting balance of power in sport
    https://www.ft.com/content/e11ec659-d386-47f5-b284-c6951fa45870
     
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    Federal Reserve signals first rate rise in 2023

    Federal Reserve signals first rate rise in 2023

    Federal Reserve officials expect to start raising US interest rates in 2023, Toshiba’s latest corporate crisis is a scandal over efforts to thwart activist shareholders, and the appointment of 32-year-old Big Tech critic, Lina Khan, as chair of the US Federal Trade Commission signals tougher antitrust enforcement. 


    Fed signals first rate rise will come in 2023
    https://www.ft.com/content/0bf83e29-5ee2-415e-9e03-0edb38218bf3


    Big Tech critic Lina Khan to lead US competition regulator
    https://www.ft.com/content/bee1b959-b2aa-4ee1-8391-d5b5832ededd


    Toshiba board’s chair rebuffs calls to quit over governance scandal
    https://www.ft.com/content/e4535a1a-f55b-4713-b6cc-f7dccce64f77


    Podcaster turned tech investor raises $140m fund
    https://www.ft.com/editor/eac67acc-6b52-4479-90bf-eeae3efe0041?
     
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    Web founder Tim Berners-Lee auctions off original source code

    Web founder Tim Berners-Lee auctions off original source code

    The Tokyo Olympic Games will need a public bailout of about $800m if spectators are banned, and the end of the interminable EU and US struggle over aircraft subsidies marks a major truce in what seemed an intractable trade conflict. Plus, the FT’s global technology correspondent, Tim Bradshaw, spoke to world wide web founder Tim Berners-Lee about his decision to auction off the original source code as digital art. 


    Tokyo Olympics will need bailout if games go ahead without spectators
    https://www.ft.com/3cd58c64-039e-4147-a744-af676de1691d?


    Airbus/Boeing deal explained: what is in it and what happens next
    https://www.ft.com/content/1e04dfe1-9651-4b9e-90d9-fdbd82b45253


    Web inventor Berners-Lee to auction original code as NFT
    https://www.ft.com/content/a77ad1bf-fae0-478b-aa05-a07790314ebc?
     
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    When Biden meets Putin

    When Biden meets Putin

    The world’s longest undersea electric cable, between the UK and Norway, is set to be switched on this week, the US Federal Reserve could begin discussions this week about shrinking its $120bn monthly asset purchase scheme, and Nato leaders issue a warning about China’s military ambitions. Plus, the FT’s Europe editor, Ben Hall, previews US president Joe Biden’s first meeting with Russian president Vladimir Putin. 


    UK and Norway complete world’s longest subsea electricity cable
    https://www.ft.com/content/399c1c37-3f7a-4770-af13-66741df01135?


    Fed to discuss slowing stimulus as recovery strengthen
    https://www.ft.com/content/9d100381-3f86-4540-91c8-4477b4cef127


    Nato warns China’s military ambitions threaten international order
    https://www.ft.com/content/f454033a-9975-4efd-92eb-9cf63306af7f?


    Biden, Putin and the new era of information warfare
    https://www.ft.com/content/51fc3b07-78a5-4461-823c-c9d22baeb063?


    Morgan Stanley chief urges employees to return to office
    https://www.ft.com/content/ffd6033f-e8fc-4289-85b2-42bc4ddddd16?
     
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