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This article is an on-site version of our The Week Ahead newsletter. Sign up here to get the newsletter sent straight to your inbox every SundayHello and welcome to the working week.And if you’re in the northern hemisphere, welcome...

Did the US labour market cool in November?

Did US jobs growth slow in November? Economists expect the US economy continued adding jobs in November despite rising interest rates and concerns of a looming recession. Wall Street expects the number of people on US payrolls rose by...

Chinese takeovers become a geopolitical frontline

Newport in south Wales finds itself on an unlikely geopolitical faultline. The UK government cited national security concerns to retrospectively block the sale of one of Britain’s biggest semiconductor plants, Newport Wafer Fab, to a Dutch company owned by...

Industrial strategy demands a new deal with the private sector

The writer, a professor at UCL, will be delivering the Penrose Lectures at Soas this week Industrial strategy is experiencing a renaissance. Provoked by multiple crises — financial, climate and health — countries around the world are investing heavily...

How does the EU respond to Joe Biden’s $369bn green subsides bill?

Joe Biden’s arrival in the White House heralded a period of stability in US-EU trade relations following the turmoil of Donald Trump’s presidency. Now that detente is at serious risk of breaking down. At issue is a landmark piece...

Latin America’s stagnation ‘worse than the 1980s’, says UN official

Weak investment, low productivity and inadequate education have condemned Latin America to a period of economic failure even worse than the “lost decade” of the 1980s, according to the top UN economic official in the region.José Manuel Salazar-Xirinachs, new...

Japanese chip company Ferrotec rejigs supply chains to access US and China

A Japanese chip equipment supplier has started to reorganise its supply chains and factories in a strategy designed to access both US and Chinese markets after Washington rolled out new chip export controls. The group chief executive of Tokyo-based...

Chinese telecoms groups Huawei and ZTE barred from US sales

Washington’s top telecommunications regulator has barred China-based Huawei and ZTE from selling equipment in the US, citing national security concerns in a move that could further fuel tensions with Beijing.The Federal Communications Commission announced the step on Friday, saying...

Is your pension provider giving you the run around?

FT Money wants to hear from readers frustrated with the level of customer service provided by the custodians of our retirement cash. Perhaps you are trying to access money inside your pension for the first time, but have been given...

Black Friday kicks off crucial shopping period for retailers

This article is an on-site version of our Disrupted Times newsletter. Sign up here to get the newsletter sent straight to your inbox three times a weekToday’s top storiesEU member states are demanding a rapid response to $369bn in...

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Xi Jinping strengthens grip on China as growth falters

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