Daily Archives: April 13, 2017

United Airlines has been shamed on social media and faces a potential lawsuit over the way it forcibly removed a passenger from a flight that had been overbooked. The chief executive’s half hearted series of apologies seemed to make things worse. Michael Skapinker discusses the case with Tanya Powley, FT transport correspondent, and Christian Pfrang, Lex columnist.

 

Chocolate has been a Swiss national industry for almost 200 years but aggressive pricing and a shift to healthier snacks are forcing confectioners like Lindt and Nestlé to adapt, says Ralph Atkins. Focusing on premium brands and fighting the increasingly popular craft chocolatiers on their own territory are just two of the strategies the traditional groups are turning to, Ralph says

 

Investors seemed fairly relaxed about the French presidential election until far-left candidate Jean-Luc Mélenchon spoiled their mood by polling strongly. Nomura’s Jordan Rochester tells Roger Blitz what his emergence spells for the euro and explains how to trade the markets between the first and second rounds of the election.

 

FT Money Show presenter James Pickford and guests on credit card debt, UK investors and the virtues of simplicity in financial planning.