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Pound slips in early trading after delay on Brexit vote

Most big banks in London have called in extra staff to react to a potentially volatile trading [...]

Boeing expresses regret over ex-pilot’s messages on 737 MAX software

Boeing Co said on Sunday that it regrets and understands concerns raised by the release of a former Boeing test pilot’s internal instant messages noting erratic software behavior two years before deadly crashes of its 737 MAX jet.

U.S. business investment downturn could pressure slowing economy

(This September 26 story corrects to clarify historicals in paragraphs 10 and 17)

Facebook open to currency-pegged stablecoins for Libra project

Facebook Inc , facing growing skepticism about its digital currency project Libra, on Sunday said the initiative could use cryptocurrencies based on national currencies such as the dollar, instead of the synthetic one it initially proposed.

Boeing says investigating exchange of document involving a former employee

Boeing Co said on Sunday it understands the concern caused by the release of an instant message involving a former Boeing employee and is investigating the circumstances of exchanges of the document given to the government investigators.

Brexit date downplayed in government advertising shift

The government changes the wording on its Get Ready for Brexit website after Saturday’s [...]

UK delays imposing new import rules for EU wine

Red tape still set to take effect after Brexit transition [...]

Qantas tests world’s longest commercial flight from New York to Sydney

Australia’s flag carrier Qantas completed on Sunday a nonstop test flight from New York to Sydney, researching how the world’s longest potential commercial airplane journey of nearly 20 hours would impact pilots, crew and passengers.

Canadian elections, Brexit, ECB meeting

Start every week on the front foot with a preview of what’s on the global [...]

‘Brexit uncertainty is harming my business’

Rob Tanner is one of a number of small business owners who say the political stalemate is [...]

China warned to reform its lending to indebted Pacific islands

Think-tank says China’s lack of institutional mechanisms poses risk to region’s [...]

Europeans have double standards on transatlantic trade

They talk about corporate responsibility but their companies won’t walk the [...]

Policymakers’ fears of a global recession grow

Chatter at IMF and World Bank meetings focused on trade and economic [...]

US corporate debt triggers recession concerns

The weakness in company finances is a danger to the rest of the [...]

Long-haul, fuel efficient jets underpin demand at Las Vegas air show

New large corporate planes that can fly farther and an industry push toward sustainable aviation fuels are seen as bright spots as the world’s biggest business jet makers assemble in Las Vegas to showcase their offerings at the sector’s largest gathering.

Boeing board to meet in Texas as scrutiny intensifies: sources

Boeing Co’s board of directors and top executives from its airplanes division and supply chain were due to meet on Sunday in San Antonio, Texas, two days after the U.S. planemaker was plunged into a fresh crisis over its banned 737 MAX jet.

China’s Xiaomi says plans to launch more than 10 5G phones next year

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp plans to launch more than 10 5G phones in 2020, CEO Lei Jun said on Sunday, speaking at the World Internet conference in the eastern Chinese town of Wuzhen.

Turkey says nothing will come of Halkbank case if law in U.S. works

Nothing will come of a case against Turkey’s state-owned lender Halkbank “if the law in the United States works”, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Sunday, adding that the case was politically motivated.

BMW open for new partners in mobility services venture: FAS

BMW is keen to find additional partners for the mobility services venture it runs with rival carmaker Daimler , BMW’s new chief executive told a Sunday newspaper.

Will the ECB backlash spoil Draghi’s farewell?

Market Questions is the FT’s guide to the week [...]

Are US billionaires really going to pay more tax?

For years, the assumption has been that most Americans are anti-tax, but are attitudes [...]

What’s it like working with someone you’re married to?

Some couples who work together say it makes both partnerships stronger, but it’s not always easy to [...]

Fallout from Trump’s trade wars felt by economies around the world

The collateral damage of the United States’ trade wars is being felt from the fjords of Iceland to the auto factories of Japan.

China’s central banker says yuan level ‘appropriate’, trade tensions risk to global economy

China’s top central banker said on Saturday that potential escalation of trade tensions and policy uncertainty were the major risk factors facing the world economy, and market forces were keeping China’s yuan at an appropriate level.

Syrians in Brazil: ‘I am not a millionaire, but I will be’

Two Syrian refugee chefs hope their food businesses will make them millionaires in [...]

China’s central bank chief says trade tensions major risk to global economy

China’s top central banker said on Saturday that potential escalation of trade tensions and policy uncertainty were the major risk factors facing the world economy, and market forces were keeping China’s yuan at an appropriate level.

SoftBank seeks to avoid WeWork’s liabilities with new investment: sources

SoftBank Group Corp is attempting to become the majority owner of WeWork without assuming the onerous lease obligations of the U.S. office-space sharing firm, according to people familiar with the matter.

Libor rigging inquiry shut down by Serious Fraud Office

The Serious Fraud Office unexpectedly closes an investigation into interest rate [...]

Bonmarché appoints administrators

The chain’s 318 shops will remain open while a buyer is sought for the [...]

China’s indebted HNA group names chairman’s son as president: Caixin

China’s indebted HNA Group has appointed its chairman’s son as president as part of business restructuring at the finance-to-aviation conglomerate, Chinese financial magazine Caixin reported on its website on Saturday.

Exclusive: Huawei in early talks with U.S. firms to license 5G platform – Huawei executive

Blacklisted Chinese telecoms equipment giant Huawei is in early-stage talks with some U.S. telecoms companies about licensing its 5G network technology to them, a Huawei executive told Reuters on Friday.

The spectacular fall of money manager Neil Woodford

Sacked from his flagship fund, and shutting the business – the story of Neil Woodford and his sudden [...]

U.S. oil major Chevron says hopeful about maintaining Venezuela presence

U.S. oil major Chevron Corp said late on Friday it is optimistic about maintaining a presence in Venezuela even amid U.S. sanctions on the country and state oil company PDVSA as part of Washington’s effort to oust President Nicolas Maduro.

This Brexit deal is a chance for the UK to move on

Replacing the Northern Ireland backstop provides MPs with a way to start focusing on our [...]

Carney: Brexit deal ‘positive’ for UK economy

Governor of the Bank of England says deal takes away the threat of a ‘disorderly’ [...]

Boeing pilots’ messages on 737 MAX safety raise new questions

A Boeing Co senior pilot said he might have unintentionally misled regulators, in a series of internal messages from 2016 that became public Friday, plunging the world’s largest airplane maker into a fresh crisis.

Boeing 737 MAX test pilot grappled with simulator flaws, too

In newly released instant messages from 2016, a top Boeing Co 737 MAX test pilot tells a colleague that the jet’s MCAS flight control system – the same one linked to two fatal crashes – was “running rampant in the (simulator) on me.”

Exclusive: Electric Hummer could be part of GM’s move into EV trucks, SUVs – sources

General Motors Co plans to build a new family of premium electric pickup trucks and sport-utility vehicles at its Detroit-Hamtramck plant beginning in late 2021, possibly reviving the imposing Hummer brand on some of them, several people familiar with the plans said.

Trump hopes U.S.-China trade deal will be signed by middle of November

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he thinks a trade deal between the United States and China will be signed by the time the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation meetings take place in Chile on Nov. 16 and 17.

China says will work with the U.S. to address each other’s core concerns

Chinese Vice Premier Liu He said on Saturday that China will work with the United States to address each other’s core concerns on the basis of equality and mutual respect, and that stopping the trade war would be good for both sides and the world.

U.S. considers extension of Chevron’s Venezuela waiver with more limitations: Bloomberg

The United States is considering extending Chevron Corp’s waiver to operate in Venezuela with more limitations by granting the company a 90-day sanctions reprieve, Bloomberg reported late on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter.

Mnuchin backs proposal to double IMF’s crisis fund

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Friday said he welcomes a proposal to double the size of the International Monetary Fund’s $250 billion crisis lending fund as part of a deal to maintain overall IMF resources.

Opioid settlement talks fail, landmark trial expected Monday

A landmark trial over the U.S. opioid epidemic is on track to begin on Monday after drug companies and local governments failed to agree on a settlement on Friday that had been expected to be valued at around $50 billion.

Opioid settlement talks fail, landmark trial expected Monday: attorney

A landmark trial over the U.S. opioid epidemic is on track to begin on Monday after drug companies and local governments failed to agree on a settlement on Friday that had been expected to be valued at up to $50 billion.

FAA turns over emails from former Boeing 737 pilot

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Friday turned over 10 pages of emails to Congress from a former chief technical pilot on the Boeing 737 MAX that disclosed new details of the company’s efforts to win approval from regulators around the world and drew the ire of a top Democratic lawmaker.