Daily Archives: October 26, 2016

Presenter Claer Barrett and guests discuss the trend for investment trusts to venture into esoteric asset classes as they reinvent themselves, as well as Daniel Godfrey’s launch of The People’s Trust, a new, crowdfunded version of the traditional vehicle that promises accountability and transparent fees.

 

Wallonia, a Belgian region, has rejected the proposed Ceta trade deal with Canada, all but torpedoing the agreement for good. What does this mean for the EU’s trade liberalisation agenda, transatlantic trade and the UK’s Brexit negotiations? The FT’s world news editor Ben Hall speaks with Brussels bureau chief Alex Barker and our diplomatic correspondent, Arthur Beesley.

 

There are fresh doubts about ChemChina’s proposed acquisition of Syngenta – amid increasing signs that the west is stiffening
its opposition to Chinese takeovers of US and European companies. Andrew Parker discusses what’s behind these doubts with the FT’s Arash Massoudi and James Kynge.