Post-Brexit vote, the UK’s new prime minister faces the challenge of negotiating the country’s exit from the EU while navigating its biggest political upheaval in a generation, say George Parker, Alex Barker and Kate Allen. With her speeches at the Conservative party conference, she has the chance to assert her authority
The FT’s Cardiff Garcia talks to writer Ryan Avent about the importance of social capital in an increasingly digitised and labour-abundant economy. The two also discuss recent shifts in global monetary policy. Ryan is a columnist at The Economist and author of the new book, “The Wealth of Humans”. Visit FT.com/Alphachatfor show notes and links.
While rates remain so low in G10 and the Federal Reserve sticks to a gradual rate path, the case for investing in emerging markets just gets stronger, Roger Hallam of JP Morgan Asset Management tells Roger Blitz
Will apathy for Hillary Clinton among black voters in North Carolina help Donald Trump in the southern state? How are the Republican and Democratic ground games working in Florida to secure turnout on election day? The FT’s Courtney Weaver and Barney Jopson discuss this and more. Sign up for the FT’s White House Countdown email at FT.com/NBE
Colombians will vote on Sunday in a referendum on a peace accord that brings to an end a bloody civil war that lasted for over 50 years. John Paul Rathbone, FT Latin America editor, and Andres Schipani, Andes correspondent, tell Jonathan Wheatley why Colombians still have doubts about the accord.
Central bank monetary stimulus is propelling the prices of traditional income-producing investments ever higher, reducing their yields and sending income-hunters into riskier assets. How to assess whether what your money manager is selling you is safe. Plus: paying tax on our smartphones and where our donations to medical research really go.
This week Matteo Renzi, Italy’s prime minister, set a date in December for his high-stakes referendum on constitutional reform. The vote will determine the political future of a leader already struggling with painful party defeats in local elections, troubles in Italy’s banking system and a persistently weak economy. Ben Hall discusses with James Politi, the FT’s Italy correspondent and Europe news editor Joshua Chaffin.
A battle for the camera drone market has broken out, with action camera maker GoPro taking on the current leader DJI. Both companies have unveiled new products that are small enough to fold into a backpack. Chris Nuttall asks the FT’s Tim Bradshaw in San Francisco who’s winning the camera drone war.
Deutsche Bank is at the centre of an intense market sell-off, reflecting investor concern about a looming fine from the US government. Patrick Jenkins, the FT’s financial editor, asks Laura Noonan, investment banking correspondent, and Chris Wheeler, an analyst at Atlantic Equities, if there’s any way out for the German lender. Music by Kevin MacLeod
Patrick Jenkins and guests discuss Deutsche Bank’s falling share price, succession planning at HSBC and in the US, Sallie Krawcheck of Ellevest tells Alistair Gray why women need their own investment platform.
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