Daily Archives: October 6, 2016

Can Donald Trump shore up the US veteran vote in spite of his rhetoric? Will the state of Ohio carry the weight it has in previous elections? The FT’s Demetri Sevastopulo, Sam Fleming and Geoff Dyer discuss this and more. Sign up for the FT’s White House Countdown email at FT.com/NBE.

 

At the UK Conservative party conference this week we got a clearer sense of Theresa May’s Brexit vision, with the prime minister announcing that the process for leaving the bloc will be formally set in motion early next year. So what are the implications at this stage for Britain – and for Europe? Gideon Rachman puts the question to Daniel Dombey, the FT’s Brexit editor, and Brussels bureau chief Alex Barker.

 

Sterling bashers have once again got the upper hand as the UK seems to swing towards a messy divorce from the EU, while eurozone markets are chewing over the potential for the ECB to turn off the stimulus taps. Frederik Ducrozet of Pictet Wealth Management talks about the implications with Katie Martin.

 

The Tiger Oil chief’s missives were rude, but his style was perfect, says Lucy Kellaway

 

In this week’s FT Money show, presenter Claer Barrett and guests discuss the problems of buying listed buildings, the outlook for pensions from the Tory party conference, and how your budding new romance may soon be hit with a “love tax.”