Monthly Archives: May 2017

Rising house prices and stock market values are fuelling fears of an implosion like the one that dogged Tokyo for decades and President Xi Jinping has urged China’s leadership to safeguard their country’s financial security, say Leo Lewis, Tom Mitchell and Yuan Yang.

 

Discussing what skills today’s employees should possess to survive a career that is likely to span more than 40 years, Lucy Kellaway hosts Chris Hirst, chief executive of Havas UK and Europe, Keely Woodley, a Grant Thornton partner who leads its human capital practice, and Andrew Mullinger, the co-founder of Funding Circle

 

Jeremy Johnson, chief executive of Andela, talks to the FT’s Hannah Kuchler about how his company recruits and trains software engineers from several African countries and then places them with the top tech companies.

 

A top Russian banker has accused the American elite of waging a political witch hunt against Donald Trump and preventing any improvement in east-west relations. Martin Arnold, the FT’s banking editor, discusses the comments by Andre Kostin of Russian state bank VTB, with Moscow correspondent Max Seddon

 

Martin Arnold and guests discuss Russian disappointment with the Trump presidency, progress in the UK peer-to-peer lending sector, and how a US disruptor bank enjoyed rapid growth by offering free checking accounts to millennials. With special guests Andre Kostin of Russian state bank VTB, Rhydian Lewis of Ratesetter and Luvleen Sidhu of BankMobile. Music by Kevin MacLeod

 

This is a bonus episode featuring parts of Cardiff Garcia’s interview with economist Anne Case that did not make it into the episode published on April 21.

In this Alphachat extra the two discuss Anne’s experience dealing with bloggers and other commentators who react to her work, how her research in South Africa shaped her approach to health economics and why height turns out to be such a useful variable in her research.

 

Siona Jenkins asks the FT’s Helen Warrell and Sam Jones how Britain’s defence and security services will be affected by Brexit

 

To celebrate the FT’s Business Book of the Year Award, our star columnists recommend six top reads to bring solace and advice in turbulent times. In the fourth episode of our second series, Helen Barrett, Miranda Green and Andrew Hill discuss ‘Station Eleven’ by Emily St John Mandel

 

A week in which Britain was shaken. And how Labour and Ukip will tackle terrorism. With George Parker, Sam Jones, Matt Singh and Miranda Green of the Financial Times. Presented by Sebastian Payne.

 

What kind of messages are voters most likely to remember during election campaigns? Zosia Wasik investigates which manifesto promises have made most impression on British voters ahead of next month’s election.