Daily Archives: September 22, 2016

Mexico’s rapidly weakening peso shows how the tightening US election polls are focusing market minds on what a Trump-led protectionist policy might mean for America’s trading partners. Paul McNamara of GAM discusses with Roger Blitz the implications for emerging markets and US rate expectations

 

After a brief ceasefire, the war in Syria has been renewed in all its horror. Is there anything that can stop it? Gideon Rachman puts the question to Geoff Dyer, US diplomatic correspondent and Erika Solomon, Middle East correspondent.

 

Google’s big bet on computers that can teach themselves is about to face its most significant test. One of its latest products, an intelligent digital assistant, is intended to usher in a more natural and intelligent form of human-computer interaction, based on the use of everyday language. Chris Nuttal discusses the development with Richard Waters, the FT’s West Coast editor.

 

In this week’s Money Show, presenter Josephine Cumbo discusses the need for digitisation of pensions, how to make your existing pension pot last, and why the retirement industry must become less boring for younger savers.