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Lucy Kellaway's podcast
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  • Lucy Kellaway, the FT's management columnist, pokes fun at management fads and jargon, and celebrates the ups and downs of office life
  • Nine to five: great way to make a living Apr 23, 2014 - 7:00 am
  • Only a strict routine can stop our jobs silting up our lives, says Lucy Kellaway
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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
  • Fatale attraction: Ludovic Hunter-Tilney on the screen seductress Apr 17, 2014 - 3:20 pm
  • In the 1980s and 1990s cinema audiences were in thrall to powerful women in erotic thrillers such as Body Heat and Basic Instinct. But whatever became of the genre and is it ripe for a comeback?
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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
  • The fragile middle Apr 16, 2014
  • Decades of rapid growth have created a new middle class in the developing world, prompting multinational companies to invest heavily in emerging markets as they attempt to serve millions of new consumers. But rising inequality and slowing growth has presented a risk to this new middle class and is forcing companies to rethink their strategy. In this week's podcast, Ferdinando Giugliano is joined by Shawn Donnan, world trade editor and James Kynge, emerging markets editor to discuss this nascent middle class and its prospects in the face of slowing growth
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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
  • Protection for tenants, investing in UK technology, and index-hugging fund managers Apr 16, 2014
  • What will redress, if not quite regulation, mean for tenants of rental properties? How can you invest in the UK's best technology companies? And is your fund manager a closet index-hugger?
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FT Analysis
  • FT Analysis
  • A weekly audiobook version of the best of the FT's Analysis section, 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.
  • The legacy of Rwanda's genocide Apr 07, 2014 - 2:28 pm
  • Twenty years after almost a million people died in Rwanda, Katrina Manson, the FT's East Africa correspondent, reports from Kigali on the fractures that remain in the country, the efforts of President Paul Kagame's government to rebuild, and future threats to stability.
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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
  • Facebook looks at financial services, bankers dodge bonus cap and Co-op Bank faces new crises Apr 14, 2014
  • Martin Arnold is joined by Sally Davies, technology reporter, to discuss Facebook's interest in financial services, as the social media giant outlines plans to provide remittances and electronic money. Daniel Schäfer explores the different ways in which banks are getting around new bonus cap regulations, and Sharlene Goff has the latest on the Co-operative Bank, where a shortage of funds at the Co-op Group may trigger a number of clauses agreed between the two
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FT News podcast
  • FT News
  • News and analysis from FT reporters around the world
  • Prof Andrei Linde: the FT interview Apr 11, 2014 - 1:30 pm
  • Nearly a month ago, astronomers announced a remarkable discovery: the strongest evidence so far for the theory of cosmic inflation, the hyper-rapid expansion following the Big Bang. This was joyful news for Andrei Linde, the cosmologist who had played a key role in developing inflation theory in the 1970s and '80s. Clive Cookson, FT science editor, spoke to professor Linde from his home at Stanford University in California.
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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 Alice Ross talks to global experts on the foreign exchange market about their views on the week ahead
  • Hard Currency is taking a break Apr 10, 2014 - 10:40 am
  • Hard Currency is taking a short break over Easter, and will be back in the last week of April. Until then, you can read all your FX news at ft.com/fx
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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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  • 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.
  • Economic books of the year Sep 11, 2013
  • In this episode of FT Alphaville's semi-frequent podcast, Cardiff Garcia hosts Diane Coyle and Tyler Cowen to discuss their economics books of the year.
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FT.com audio podcasts


  • Welcome to the FT's Audio podcast page featuring regular podcasts from our expert commentators and writers. You can choose to listen to the latest episodes from our selection of podcasts or receive regular podcasts by following the steps futher down the page.


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