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Chinese carmakers accelerate drive into India

Market predicted to become third largest with number of first-time buyers set to [...]

Coronavirus is speeding up decoupling

Beijing’s opacity in handling the epidemic highlights the risks of doing business in [...]

US: don’t give China control of intellectual property group   

Chinese nationals head four UN specialised agencies, no other country leads more than [...]

Rishi Sunak’s fiscal expansion is long overdue

Even after a large stimulus, the UK’s public finances would be healthier than the [...]

EU looks to toughen position ahead of UK trade talks

Ambassadors from bloc’s 27 nations to discuss mandate that will govern [...]

Rishi Sunak should abandon arbitrary fiscal rules

Control of public debt is necessary but the UK government policy should be more [...]

It is too much to hope for a big bounce in EM

A selective approach is likely to provide better results for [...]

Virus fears push long-dated US Treasuries to all-time low

Flight to safety on fears of impact on growth and as S Korea imposes restrictions on [...]

The virus crisis and the decoupling of global trade

Coronavirus succeeds where politicians failed to curtail [...]

Fed governor backs temporarily higher inflation target

Brainard comments hint at conclusions of monetary policy review due this [...]

UK manufacturers feel heat as EU trade battles loom

Fear of post-Brexit tariffs forces groups to rethink dependence on overseas [...]

Deere profits boosted by relaxation of US-China trade spat

Agricultural equipment maker posts unexpected jump in earnings following ‘phase one’ [...]

Government bonds rally as concerns drip back into market

Global stocks are set to record their first weekly declines of the [...]

Eurozone manufacturing slump eases despite coronavirus

Figures offer snapshot on how Europe’s companies are dealing with fallout from [...]

Pinn’s illustration of the week: Supply and demand

Tech companies caught in coronavirus [...]

Economists should learn lessons from meteorologists

Weather forecasters make hypotheses and test them [...]

FirstFT: Today’s top stories 

Your daily briefing on the [...]

ECB tone upbeat on eurozone growth before coronavirus struck

Policymakers’ January meeting forecast ‘positive but modest’ GDP growth before outbreak created new [...]

EU and UK have lost any shared vision of their future

Brussels document will leave fundamental gulf between two sides’ [...]

Four ideas for IMF head Kristalina Georgieva

Fund could spur growth in emerging markets by prioritising pension, regulatory and index [...]

Why no one knows the source of every car part — and why it matters

Brutal realisation should be heeded by politicians seeking a rash of trade [...]

How to agree an EU budget on time

Brussels must not let common goals be held back by zero-sum [...]

Coronavirus: Apple supplier Foxconn warns over revenue hit

Announcement is clearest indication yet of outbreak’s impact on the global technology supply [...]

FirstFT: Today’s top stories 

Your daily briefing on the [...]

Why Sweden calls its negative rate experiment a success

The results of the Riksbank’s five-year trial are being closely scrutinised by the world’s leading central [...]

PBoC will help China recover quickly from coronavirus

Deputy governor: central bank has ample policy room to stabilise the [...]

IMF to Argentina’s creditors: you must share the pain

Fund says government debt is unsustainable and should be restructured with a private investor [...]

Boeing asks to give up tax break to avert EU tariffs

Group calls for Washington state to repeal support that has fuelled 15-year dispute with [...]

Fed sees US economic outlook remaining favourable

Policy likely to remain ‘appropriate’ with room for improvement in business investment and [...]

Turkey lowers borrowing costs again in push to reboot growth

Analysts warn that 50-basis-point cut risks fresh lira [...]

Why is UK arguing about a matter that is already agreed?

Downing Street and Brussels in a tweet spat over future [...]

Brussels hits back at UK over level playing field

Twitter spat develops as both sides prepare for trade [...]

How a Democrat might widen the US-China feud

Donald Trump could turn out to be better at containing Beijing than high-minded [...]

Chinese government bond yields hit four-year low

US and European investors bet that Beijing will deploy stimulus to boost [...]

Can Trump and Modi reach a mini-trade deal?

President’s visit offers an opportunity to smooth US-India [...]

FirstFT: Today’s top stories

Your daily briefing on the [...]

Boeing’s small suppliers plagued by uncertainty over 737 Max

Distributors to plane maker face capital squeeze and delay in investing in new [...]

US designates Chinese media as diplomatic missions

Xinhua and four other groups will have to reveal names of US employees and property [...]

EU to seek UK promise on illegal trade in historical objects

Greece among nations pushing for demands in Brexit talks [...]

EU nations prepare tougher conditions on Brexit trade talks

Draft text and Frost speech show each side adopting starkly different negotiating [...]

Singapore’s empty airport highlights coronavirus impact on Asia

Outbreak is hitting some of the world’s busiest aviation and maritime trade [...]

Japan’s problem is not enough Abenomics

Raising the consumption tax has undermined fiscal [...]

Coronavirus outbreak causes sentiment to darken in Germany

Zew survey shows ‘considerable decline’ in investor outlook amid China [...]

The World Bank paper at the centre of a controversy

Departure of chief economist linked to research on the ties between aid and [...]

South Korea warns of economic ‘emergency’ from coronavirus

Seoul sounds alarm one day after analysts warn recession likely in [...]