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Unlock the Editor’s Digest for free Roula Khalaf, Editor of the FT, selects her favourite stories in this weekly newsletter. Citigroup has appointed top JPMorgan investment banker Vis Raghavan as head of banking, completing its new management team and attempting to jump-start an underperforming business. Raghavan is a 23-year veteran of JPMorgan Chase and had
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Unlock the Editor’s Digest for free Roula Khalaf, Editor of the FT, selects her favourite stories in this weekly newsletter. Donald Trump has won the South Carolina Republican primary, inflicting another defeat on Nikki Haley in the race to win the party’s presidential nomination — this time in her home state. While Trump’s margin of
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Goldman Sachs chief executive David Solomon is facing a new wave of unrest inside the Wall Street bank, threatening a fragile peace among its partners. Solomon’s decision to accept a 24 per cent pay rise last week despite presiding over the bank’s worst annual earnings for four years has proved controversial, as has the staffing
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Unlock the Editor’s Digest for free Roula Khalaf, Editor of the FT, selects her favourite stories in this weekly newsletter. Eleven companies dubbed the “Granolas” propelled European stocks to a record high this week, with their outsized contribution echoing the better-known “Magnificent Seven” in the US. The crunchy acronym was coined by Goldman Sachs for
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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has finally unveiled Israel’s plans for Gaza after hostilities end in the enclave, submitting to his war cabinet a formal proposal that directly contradicts the objectives of the US. The one-page document, released overnight by his office, makes no mention of any role for the Palestinian Authority, the West Bank-based rival
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Unlock the Editor’s Digest for free Roula Khalaf, Editor of the FT, selects her favourite stories in this weekly newsletter. Nvidia revenues soared 265 per cent in the latest quarter to $22.1bn as the world’s most valuable chip company benefited from a spending frenzy on artificial intelligence. The revenue performance beat analysts’ already heightened expectations
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Stay informed with free updates Simply sign up to the Equities myFT Digest — delivered directly to your inbox. Global stock markets rallied on Thursday as chipmaker Nvidia’s bumper overnight results boosted technology groups and pushed indices in Japan and Europe to all-time highs. Nvidia surged more than 14 per cent in pre-market trading after
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Unlock the Editor’s Digest for free Roula Khalaf, Editor of the FT, selects her favourite stories in this weekly newsletter. Opposition leader Sir Keir Starmer was set to dodge a large-scale rebellion of Labour MPs on Gaza on Wednesday after a controversial decision by the House of Commons Speaker sparked outcry in Westminster. The move
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Unlock the Editor’s Digest for free Roula Khalaf, Editor of the FT, selects her favourite stories in this weekly newsletter. Donald Trump entered the 2024 election year with about 200,000 fewer donors than in the previous presidential campaign four years ago, raising questions about his fundraising machine just as legal bills eat into his war
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Unlock the Editor’s Digest for free Roula Khalaf, Editor of the FT, selects her favourite stories in this weekly newsletter. Barclays has announced a plan to return £10bn to shareholders over the next three years and rein in costs as chief executive CS Venkatakrishnan attempts to revive the UK bank’s languishing share price. In a
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Unlock the Editor’s Digest for free Roula Khalaf, Editor of the FT, selects her favourite stories in this weekly newsletter. Pension funds are piling into UK corporate bonds, encouraging some French and German companies to issue sterling debt for the first time. The UK’s £1.4tn “defined benefit” pensions industry has been switching to corporate debt
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Stay informed with free updates Simply sign up to the US-China relations myFT Digest — delivered directly to your inbox. Washington has warned Beijing that the US and its allies will take action if China tries to ease its industrial overcapacity problem by dumping goods on international markets, according to American officials. Two senior Treasury
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Unlock the Editor’s Digest for free Roula Khalaf, Editor of the FT, selects her favourite stories in this weekly newsletter. Jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny has died in a maximum-security prison in the country’s far north, Russia’s prison service has said. Navalny, 47 — President Vladimir Putin’s most prominent opponent and a fierce critic of
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