Daily Archives: October 25, 2016

The FT’s Robert Wright discusses the UK government’s controversial decision to back a new runway at London’s overcrowded Heathrow airport.

 

In a new podcast from the Financial Times hear John Thornhill and correspondents around the globe in conversation with scientists, entrepreneurs and academics as they examine the way technology is changing the way we live, work and even the way we think. FT Tech Tonic starts on Wednesday November 2.

 

Italy’s Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena, one of Europe’s most troubled lenders, has announced a new restructuring plan. Martin Arnold is joined by the FT’s Christopher Thompson and Filippo Alloatti of Hermes Investment Management to discuss whether the turnround plan can work. Music: Kevin MacLeod

 

Martin Arnold and guests discuss the latest turnround plan announced by Italy’s Monte dei Paschi, western investment banks’ struggle to make money in Asia and the impact of low interest rates on US retail banks, with special guests Filippo Alloatti of Hermes Investment Management and Mike Mayo, banking analyst at CLSA.

 

Time spent waiting is an opportunity to catch up with emails, reading and phone calls, says Lucy Kellaway