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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.

    Merkel opposes US move to waive vaccine IP, the drive behind the commodity supercycle

    Merkel opposes US move to waive vaccine IP, the drive behind the commodity supercycle

    Angela Merkel has expressed opposition to the Biden administration’s proposal to suspend intellectual property rights for Covid-19 vaccines, and Norway’s Telenor has written off its entire $782m investment in Myanmar but will remain in the country. Plus, the FT’s markets editor, Katie Martin, explains what is behind the commodities super cycle and what it could mean for inflation. 


    Angela Merkel rejects US move to waive patents on vaccines
    https://www.ft.com/content/76a05a85-b83c-4e36-b04d-7f44f63e57b0


    Telenor writes off $782m Myanmar business following coup
    https://www.ft.com/content/ba1f8db9-e2d1-4e45-80be-1f6f6fe1344b


    Broad commodities price boom amplifies ‘supercycle’ talk
    https://www.ft.com/content/1332da37-bf45-409f-9500-2fdac344d1dd


    Why we should all give up meat
    https://www.ft.com/content/1293516c-c17a-4a29-b969-55b6e6849b16
     
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    US to support temporary suspension of Covid-19 vaccine patents, India’s coronavirus crisis is affecting global shipping

    US to support temporary suspension of Covid-19 vaccine patents, India’s coronavirus crisis is affecting global shipping

    Stocks of major vaccine makers were rattled on Wednesday after the US decided to support a plan to temporarily suspend the intellectual property rights for Covid-19 jabs, and India’s coronavirus crisis is hitting the international shipping industry. Plus, the FT’s leisure industries correspondent, Alice Hancock, talks about the European tourism industry’s hopes of emerging from the pandemic with a different kind of tourism. 


    US backs plan to suspend Covid vaccine patents during pandemic
    https://www.ft.com/content/eca86f43-7127-4213-948d-3cc8d652805e


    India’s Covid surge rocks global shipping industry
    https://www.ft.com/content/cf40d764-6ab6-4638-bea6-594cc3cd5d53?


    Archegos prepares for insolvency as banks seek compensation for $10bn losses
    https://www.ft.com/content/8062ef53-790f-4470-99d5-265335a72334


    Pandemic offers Europe’s tourism industry the chance of an upgrade
    https://www.ft.com/content/5f3328f4-b12e-4e5b-8dd2-bacfb73d40a6?
     
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    Yellen says US interest rates may have to rise, European central banks lag in gender equality

    Yellen says US interest rates may have to rise, European central banks lag in gender equality

    Treasury secretary Janet Yellen said on Tuesday that US interest rates may need to rise so that the economy does not overheat, and US states and companies are offering all kinds of incentives to entice people to get vaccinated against coronavirus. Plus, there are very few women in top roles in European central banking and economics. Two of them spoke to the FT about their experiences and “hidden barriers” to gender equality in their field.


    Yellen says rates may have to rise to prevent ‘overheating’
    https://www.ft.com/content/049f4a79-abff-4a6c-a7c1-13409e8f63ae


    Women central bankers want action on ‘hidden barriers’ to equality
    https://www.ft.com/content/0d1d2d4d-8bb8-42ce-b263-9863a1f377ed


    Beers and cash among incentives used to entice the ‘vaccine hesitant”
    https://www.ft.com/content/138f58a1-b472-452a-9daa-db0f5c885079
     
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    US banks move to reduce deposits, the Spac bubble deflates

    US banks move to reduce deposits, the Spac bubble deflates

    A wave of cash flooding bank balance sheets has prompted some US lenders to advise corporate clients to move money out of deposits, and Apollo has bought Verizon’s media assets including Yahoo for $5bn. Plus, the FT’s mergers & acquisitions reporter, Ortenca Aliaj, explains why the Spac boom has deflated. 


    Apollo buys Verizon media assets including Yahoo for $5bn
    https://www.ft.com/content/ef0992ec-1d4f-4030-95a9-d950e47338e1


    Cash-rich US banks move to reduce corporate deposits
    https://www.ft.com/content/a5e165f7-a524-4b5b-9939-de689b6a1687


    A reckoning for Spacs: will regulators deflate the boom?
    https://www.ft.com/content/99de2333-e53a-4084-8780-2ba9766c70b7?
     
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    Epic Games vs Apple, Serbs worry about pollution from Chinese investment

    Epic Games vs Apple, Serbs worry about pollution from Chinese investment

    The trial between Epic Games and Apple is set to kick off today, and the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline is back in federal court. Plus, the FT’s southeast Europe correspondent, Valerie Hopkins, explains the love-hate relationships that Serbians have with Chinese investment in their country. 


    ‘Fortnite’ maker goes to war over ‘Apple tax’
    https://www.ft.com/content/293780f7-d2f8-4f3f-aa52-752c74e2d34d


    Why some tribes want to keep a controversial US pipeline open
    https://www.ft.com/content/7950dc72-2cf9-4960-9d28-7109ab7d4b85


    Serbs fret over environmental costs of Chinese investment
    https://www.ft.com/content/b6b7bce4-f970-4eb6-ab26-0fadc552d148
     
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    Amazon caps big week of tech earnings, Bafin’s Binance probe

    Amazon caps big week of tech earnings, Bafin’s Binance probe

    Amazon reported its second straight quarter of $100bn-plus sales, comfortably beating Wall Street’s targets, and the FT’s Elaine Moore looks at Apple’s results, which were boosted by iPhone sales. Also, the US government this summer will start sending monthly child allowances in an experimental effort to reduce child poverty. Plus, the FT’s markets editor explains how the big cryptocurrency exchange, Binance, landed itself in trouble with German regulators. 


    Amazon reaps rewards of pandemic shift online
    https://www.ft.com/content/a2b05040-3164-46f3-8bd5-399e6214ea74


    Apple: supercharged iPhone sales signpost $3tn valuation
    https://www.ft.com/content/eee8bca7-e7fb-4506-a0e2-579fa707de81


    US embarks on first national child allowance experiment
    https://www.ft.com/content/cc2a0d8c-123e-4d36-b01a-55cd8a23a166


    Regulators to examine crypto exchange Binance’s foray into equities
    https://www.ft.com/content/cfbd084f-a118-4090-8301-2e45eceac304
     
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