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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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    Are Indian investors sitting on a bubble?

    Are Indian investors sitting on a bubble?

    Biden says it’s time to ‘pass on the torch’, China and the Philippines struck a deal to reduce tensions in the South China Sea, and the Nasdaq composite fell 3.6 per cent yesterday. Plus, the FT’s Chris Kay explains how young investors are gambling on Indian stocks.
    Mentioned in this podcast:
    The flashpoints that threaten a détente between China and the Philippines 
    Beijing and Manila strike deal to reduce tensions in South China Sea 
    US stocks sink after Big Tech earnings disappoint   
    The young investors gambling on Indian stocks 
    Credit: ABC NEWS 
    The FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon, Sonja Hutson, Kasia Broussalian and Marc Filippino. Additional help from Denise Guerra, Mischa Frankl-Duval, 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
    Investors roll the dice on prediction markets

    Investors roll the dice on prediction markets

    Tesla’s net income fell by 45 per cent, investors think Donald Trump will be back in the White House, and the director of the US Secret Service resigned after an operational failure. Plus, the FT’s Jennifer Hughes talks about investors betting on politics in prediction markets. 
    Mentioned in this podcast:
    Tesla misses profit estimates as electric vehicle deliveries slow
    Prediction markets tipped for new growth as US trader interest mounts 
    US Secret Service head resigns over Donald Trump assassination attempt 
    Markets reassess ‘Trump trades’ after Joe Biden withdraws from race 
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    The FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon, Sonja Hutson, Kasia Broussalian and Marc Filippino. Additional help from Jake Harper, 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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    • 10 min
    Kamala Harris takes the stage

    Kamala Harris takes the stage

    The US Congress interrogated its Secret Service chief yesterday, and Kamala Harris is gearing up her prospective presidential campaign. Plus, the FT’s Christian Davies explains how Samsung’s labour crisis is complicating its efforts to capitalise on a booming market for semiconductors.  
    Mentioned in this podcast:
    US Secret Service chief says Donald Trump shooting worst ‘failure’ in decades 
    What do we know about Kamala Harris’s chances against Donald Trump? 
    Samsung’s ‘chip crisis’: AI ambitions hit by unprecedented worker unrest 
    Luxury brands roll out 50% discounts as Chinese shoppers rein in spending 
    The FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon, Sonja Hutson, Kasia Broussalian and Marc Filippino. Additional help from Mischa Frankl-Duval, 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
    Joe Biden drops out of US presidential race

    Joe Biden drops out of US presidential race

    US President Joe Biden has abandoned his re-election bid following overwhelming pressure from fellow Democrats, and India’s prime minister Narendra Modi faces an early test to his third term in office. Plus, the UK’s new chancellor, Rachel Reeves, will present a fiscal statement to parliament later this month. 
    Mentioned in this podcast:
    Joe Biden drops out of 2024 US presidential election race and endorses Kamala Harris
    Labour’s moment to blame, borrow and tax
    India’s Narendra Modi faces budget demands from ‘kingmaker’ allies 
    The FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon, Sonja Hutson, Kasia Broussalian and Marc Filippino. Additional help from Mischa Frankl-Duval, Denise Guerra, 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
    Swamp Notes: Trump pushes unity at Republican National Convention

    Swamp Notes: Trump pushes unity at Republican National Convention

    Republicans gathered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, for their convention this week, just days after their party leader was nearly assassinated. The presidential nominee, Donald Trump, started off with a message of unity. However, it’s unclear if that message will stick. The FT’s deputy Washington bureau chief Lauren Fedor and US political news editor Derek Brower discuss this new layer for the Republican party. Credit: Associated Press, ABC News  
    Mentioned in this podcast:
    Donald Trump pledges tax cuts, trade wars and border crackdown
    JD Vance proclaims ‘America first’ as Republicans embrace economic populism
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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 George Drake Jr and Pierre Nicholson.
    Read a transcript of this episode on FT.com

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    • 17 min
    Trump accepts the Republican nomination

    Trump accepts the Republican nomination

    Donald Trump formally accepted the Republican party nomination for president. HSBC’s new chief executive, Georges Elhedery, will face a unique set of challenges while transitioning into the role, and the European Central Bank decided to keep interest rates unchanged yesterday. Plus, the FT’s Clive Cookson talks about the revival of the space race. Credit: NASA, BBC, NDTV, Global News
    Mentioned in this podcast:
    Donald Trump recounts near death by gunman in speech to Republican convention
    Can HSBC’s new chief finish what Noel Quinn started? 
    ECB keeps interest rate at 3.75% 
    What do we gain from going back to the Moon?  
    The FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon, Sonja Hutson, Kasia Broussalian and Marc Filippino. Additional help from Ethan Plotkin, Katie McMurran, 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

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