Ukraine war at a tipping point

Gideon discusses the state of Ukraine’s defences with Jack Watling, senior fellow for land warfare at the Royal United Services Institute. Russia’s advantage in ammunition and forces is beginning to show on the battlefield. What would it take…
Financial TImes

Xi’s balancing act with Europe

Warren Buffett said Greg Abel should have the final decision on investments at Berkshire Hathaway, the US and Europe disagree on how to manage Russia’s frozen assets, and Chinese President Xi Jinping visits Europe. Plus,…
FT News Briefing

Private equity’s green thumb

Strong sales at Amazon’s cloud computing division helped the Big Tech giant beat analyst estimates for revenue and profit, private capital is playing a growing role in the green energy transformation, and foreign carmakers are…
FT News Briefing

Sweden set to join the Nato club

Sweden is set to become a Nato member, the UK Financial Conduct Authority is planning to name firms under investigation at a much earlier stage, and Microsoft has struck a deal with a French artificial…
FT News Briefing

Biotech is back

Israel plans to raise debt and taxes to fund its war in Gaza and global house prices are on the rise. Plus, FT correspondent Paola Tamma discusses some of the troubles plaguing the EU’s key…
FT News Briefing

Russia’s failed efforts to rebuild in Ukraine

The UK and EU will on Friday sign a deal to co-operate more closely in tackling illegal immigration and criminal gangs, and Japan’s Nikkei 225 index hit a record high after 34 years. Plus, the FT’s…
FT News Briefing

Will Germany lead Nato?

UK chancellor Jeremy Hunt is considering slashing public spending to fund pre-election tax cuts, Germany is looking to boost its defence spending at a crucial time for Europe, and Citigroup has started tracking how many…
FT News Briefing