Daily Archives: May 18, 2017

A frenzied week in forex saw the dollar and emerging market currencies come under fire, while investors loved the euro and took the pound through $1.30. Jane Foley of Rabobank sifts through the moves and tells Roger Blitz that while Donald Trump’s woes were a catalyst, the big investor worry is about China and the US economy.

 

Iranians go to the polls on Friday in what is effectively a referendum on whether to pursue closer ties with the west, or revert to the diplomatic isolation that preceded the nuclear accord in 2015. Najmeh Bozorgmehr, FT Tehran correspondent, talks to voters ahead of the poll.

 

Soho House is taking over the world. But can members’ clubs ever be cool? We’re divided – even after visiting The Ned, London’s £200m new hangout. Plus: Irish novelist Eimear McBride on the magic of modernism and ‘knicker-sniffing reviews’.

 

In this week’s FT Money show, presenter Claer Barrett is joined by Money columnist Jason Butler and guests to discuss low-cost fund giant Vanguard’s new online investment service, how much MP’s pension schemes are worth, and what investors should do if the stock market crashes.