Daily Archives: November 3, 2016

Political risk once again messed with foreign exchange investors, putting pressure on the dollar in the week before the US election and boosting the pound. Paul Lambert at Insight Investment tells Roger Blitz why this is no time for conviction trading

 

Afghanistan has made great strides in areas of womens’ education and employment, in spite of the insecurity and violence that dominate the headlines. Freelance producer Catriona Oliphant visited the country for the FT and produced this feature on Afghan women who are blazing a trail.

 

As Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump criss-cross the same few battleground states in the run up to election day on Tuesday, FT reporters discuss the picture emerging from the latest polls, early voting patterns and more. Visit FT.com/polls for the latest election poll tracker.

 

As Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump criss-cross the same few battleground states in the run up to election day on Tuesday, FT reporters discuss the picture emerging from the latest polls, early voting patterns and more. Visit FT.com/polls for the latest election poll tracker.

 

October has been one of the busiest for global deal making on record, with the total value of deals topping $500bn. Matthew Vincent asks Arash Massoudi, FT M&A correspondent, what’s behind the trend and whether it’s likely to continue.

 

Opposition to Jacob Zuma is growing after an official report found evidence of possible corruption at the top level of his government. David Pilling, the FT’s Africa editor, asks Joseph Cotterill, southern Africa correspondent, how bad it now looks for the South African president.

 

In this week’s edition of the Money Show, Claer Barrett and guests discuss biometrics, sustainable investing and how the dystopian future of hit Netflix show Black Mirror could soon be a reality of our personal finances (sort of).