FT News Briefing


Renault and Nissan reach a deal to save alliance

The International Monetary Fund says that global economic growth has proven “surprisingly resilient” in its latest forecast, Renault and Nissan reached a deal to save their 24-year-old alliance and sources tell FT that the Biden administration has stopped providing US companies with licences to export to Huawei. Plus, South Africa’s unreliable power supply has slowed economic growth. 

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IMF raises growth forecasts as gas prices fall and China reopens

Washington halts licences for US companies to export to Huawei

Renault and Nissan hammer out historic deal to salvage alliance

South African businesses turn to diesel and solar panels as Eskom crisis deepens

EU to relax curbs on tax credits in response to US green subsidies

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The FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon, Sonja Hutson and Marc Filippino. The show’s editor is Jess Smith. Additional help by Peter Barber, Michael Lello, David da Silva and Gavin Kallmann. Topher Forhecz is the FT’s executive producer. The FT’s global head of audio is Cheryl Brumley. The show’s theme song is by Metaphor Music. 

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