Market Questions is the FT’s guide to the week ahead
Female labour force participation is falling because families can’t get affordable, flexible childcare
Policymakers need to be sure challenges are really durable before sacrificing jobs and growth
Fresh claims have emerged about alleged inappropriate behaviour by former Tory deputy chief whip
Militant group says unarmed aircraft were on reconnaissance mission as tension mounts in maritime border dispute
Apparent capture of Lysychansk and of entire province in Donbas would be significant military achievement for Putin
January 6 panel’s revelations about ex-president boost Florida governor’s presidential prospects
Every municipal area failed to meet its target, prompting fears about future delivery of services
EU nations say there is ‘no legal or political justification’ for legislation to scrap parts of the Brexit deal
Longshore and shipping lines say ‘cargo will keep moving’ but past talks featured disruption
Britain faces the most complex policy challenges of any rich country
True believers insist that blockchain technology can make the world a better place
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European Union officials agreed on rules that would regulate the crypto market in the bloc, forcing platforms to seek authorization to operate and providing safeguards to users.
Investment banks are facing big losses on leveraged buyouts they agreed to finance before markets soured, further chilling the outlook for deal activity.
The specialization allows investors to find lucrative sectors despite rising rates. But there are risks.
Weak markets and an uncertain economic outlook have slowed M&A and curtailed IPOs.
More often than not, arts graduates get less bang for their buck than their more scientifically minded peers
Three weeks since the crypto lender said it was halting withdrawals, users want answers.
More than two years into the pandemic, people have acquired different levels of immunity through infections and shots
Some officials hope the move could ease inflation but others fear political backlash in an election year
Move to beef up implementation of penalties related to the war in Ukraine
Shipping line chief says it will try ‘to continue our normal services regardless of Russian national policy’
A predicted economic boom from American companies relocating closer to home has not arrived. Many blame the president
Amid crippling worker shortages, some employers are loosening job requirements
Sector ‘at a transparency tipping point’ over disclosures as billions pour in
Church has split with Moscow’s pro-Putin patriarch as new national identity grows
Limited numbers of visas for seasonal worker threatens contraction of sector and risks some farms going bust
From elegant beach-side bungalows in Costa Rica to a luxurious spa in Sicily
North Atlantic alliance to expand co-operation with Japan, South Korea, Australia and New Zealand
Ride-hailing company that is expanding into electric vehicle production warns against offering incentives to US group
Guo Guangchang’s conglomerate increases global divestments after punishing rout on property bonds
Electric carmaker has uphill climb to reach full-year target set by chief executive Elon Musk
Instead of tackling the cost of living crisis, Scotland’s first minister is sowing national division
Ukraine war fuels 29% first-half rise as wider market suffers worst 6 months in 50 years
With consumption caps in effect, obtaining, conserving and, in some cases, illegally stealing water have become pillars of the drought microeconomy.
We ran the numbers and found the approach can juice returns when rates are rising, but doesn’t add significant value over long periods.
Rating agency S&P warns of ‘increasingly murky outlook’ for region’s credit market
Beijing-backed groups sought to recruit with job adverts from front companies that disguise nature of work
For years, energy stocks underperformed other sectors. But oil prices have surged this year as Russia invaded Ukraine and markets tipped into turmoil.
A Supreme Court ruling on the EPA is the latest setback to the president’s goal of greening the US economy
As the Kremlin looks to annex parts of Ukraine, some analysts are wondering if Putin’s aggression may go dramatically wrong
Carriers are stretched to capacity as Americans put aside inflation fears to get away
Secret rooms, experimental fashion – and the crazy geography of the Faroe Islands
With deal deadlines looming, industrial, manufacturing and other staid sectors have become more appealing for special-purpose acquisition companies.
The four cryptocurrency fraud cases announced by federal prosecutors this week include the single largest NFT scheme charged to date.
Banks underwriting £1bn financing for takeover of gambling group William Hill find it hard going
Why golf has a problem with Saudi money, the cost of Raducanu’s Wimbledon exit, and more
Growth in the region fuelled 6 per cent rise in global use of the dirtiest fossil fuel in 2021
A study finds that when a company’s leadership becomes less politically diverse, the stock suffers.