Daily Archives: March 17, 2017

The scandal that has engulfed Francois Fillon, France’s centre right presidential candidate, has left supporters confused and angry. Harriet Agnew talks to the FT’s Anne-Sylvaine Chassany and Michael Stothard, about the latest developments and how they will affect the vote in April.

 

Economist and writer Noah Smith joins Cardiff Garcia to discuss how the economics profession reacted to the financial crisis and the questions that economists are now asking, perhaps belatedly.

 

A dovish Federal Reserve is giving grief to the greenback, but Sam Lynton-Brown of BNP Paribas tells Roger Blitz there is good reason to expect the dollar to keep rising, while there is a fair chance that sterling will enjoy short-term support