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FT Arts podcast
  • FT Arts
  • Each week the arts podcast brings you interviews and studio discussions on the latest arts stories and cultural trends, with contributions from the FT’s roster of critics and commentators
  • Cover story: the golden age of Esquire Dec 23, 2014 - 3:52 pm
  • Between 1962 and 1972, the magazine set new standards for its industry – and in doing so created the perfect collectible, says Peter Aspden
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  • Hard Currency
  • The FT's currency show takes a hard look at what's driving the largest market in the world, discussing market trends, political and economic factors affecting global currencies. Correspondent Delphine Strauss talks to global experts on the foreign exchange market about their views on the week ahead
  • Will negative rates help the Swiss franc? Dec 18, 2014 - 4:35 pm
  • Will Switzerland's introduction of negative interest rates help it
    keep the franc weak in the face of haven flows amid Russia's currency
    crisis? Alice Ross, markets correspondent, asks Steven Englander,
    foreign currency strategist at Citigroup, what the outlook for the
    franc is. Also, how will the dollar trade after the FOMC meeting, and
    what is the future for Japan's yen?
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FT News podcast
  • FT News
  • News and analysis from FT reporters around the world
  • Losing the Yuletide magic in an omnichannel supply chain Dec 22, 2014 - 10:00 am
  • 'On the 12th day of Christmas, my true love sent to me a partridge in a pear tree ...' along with French hens, swans a-laying, lords a-leaping and a sackful of other online orders to put the logistics of Yuletide to the test. Andrew Hill's Christmas carol for delivery services everywhere
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Lucy Kellaway's podcast
  • Listen to Lucy
  • Lucy Kellaway, the FT's management columnist, pokes fun at management fads and jargon, and celebrates the ups and downs of office life
  • Scheduling time at work to 'think' is a brainless idea Dec 22, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • AOL chief executive Tim Armstrong’s directive — to spend one-tenth of each working week thinking — is in need of a rethink.
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  • Banking Weekly
  • Each week the FT banking team discuss the biggest banking stories of the week, bringing you global insight and commentary on the top issues concerning this sector.

    To take part in the show or to comment please email audio@ft.com
  • Looking ahead to 2015 Dec 15, 2014 - 4:20 pm
  • Patrick Jenkins is joined by Martin Arnold, Sam Fleming and Emma Dunkley to discuss their predictions for 2015: changes at the top of the world's biggest banks, regulators' shift in focus from bonuses to fixed pay, digitisation of challenger banks and more
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  • FT Alphachat
  • In each edition of Alphachat, the bloggers from FT Alphaville and an invited guest will delve deeply into a topic or theme related to financial markets. Expect the same wonkiness, humour, and occasional irreverence that you find on Alphaville itself.
  • The FT Alphaville Christmas Podcast Dec 19, 2014
  • The FT Alphaville team reviews the key stories of the year, from the Russia crisis and the oil crash, to the company known as Quindell and the rise of secular stagnation theory.
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FT Big Read
  • FT Big Read
  • A weekly audio version of the best of the FT's Big Reads, featuring in-depth reporting from FT correspondents around the world. Listen to longform stories that explore and explain key themes in world news, science and business, and discussions with FT reporters. The FT Big Read podcast is produced by Esther Bintliff
  • Aceh ten years after the Indian Ocean tsunami Dec 18, 2014 - 4:45 pm
  • Aceh in Indonesia was hit hardest by the Indian Ocean Tsunami ten years ago, which left 160,000 people dead as the entire coastal plain was devastated. Aceh was also the destination for one of the biggest reconstruction efforts ever mounted by the international community. Ten years on, Ben Bland, the FT's Jakarta correspondent, went there to look at the results. He tells Shawn Donnan what he found.
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  • World Weekly with Gideon Rachman
  • Each week World Weekly focuses on some of the major international political stories that are making the headlines - drawing upon the FT's team of foreign correspondents and international analysts to make sense of world events

    Presented by Gideon Rachman

    To take part in the show or to comment please email audio@ft.com
  • Consequences of the US-Cuba rapprochement Dec 18, 2014 - 12:05 pm
  • Following president Barack Obama’s announcement that the United States will begin normalising relations with Cuba, John Paul Rathbone, Latin America editor, joins Gideon Rachman to examine how quickly the island state's Soviet-style economy is likely to change and the implications for the wider region.
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FT Money Show
  • FT Money Show
  • The FT Money Show brings you engaging and insightful coverage of the week’s major personal finance issues. Jonathan Eley and his team of FT journalists dissect the news with the help of leading industry commentators and discuss how the latest events will affect you and your pocket.

    From pensions to private equity, building society accounts to bank shares, the Money Show tackles difficult topics in an entertaining and informative way.

    The FT Money Show is produced by Lucy Warwick-Ching and Adam Palin
  • Basic bank accounts, investing in Russia and financial advice Dec 17, 2014
  • Jonathan Eley and guests discuss whether free current accounts are under threat, the investment climates in Japan and Russia, and whether people are receiving better financial advice two years after major reforms
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Digital Business: Connected Lives
  • FT Connected Business
  • Information technology provides the infrastructure backbone for companies today. The Connected Business series of podcasts examines how business leaders can use IT to improve performance and exploit new opportunities for growth.

    Presented by Stephen Pritchard
  • The outlook for IT: consumerisation, data, safety and skills Dec 18, 2013
  • In the podcast:

    We look at some of the key developments in technology over the last few years, from consumerisation and the cloud to cybersecurity and the skills gap.

    And we preview some of the key trends for the rest of this decade.

    With guests Peter Cochrane and PA Consulting's David Elton, and Connected Business contributor Stephen Pritchard.
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