FT News Briefing


The UK chancellor’s new plan

The world’s largest cryptocurrency fund has become embroiled in the turmoil swirling around the troubled sector, Jeremy Hunt announces a £55bn fiscal squeeze as UK economic outlook darkens, and negotiators at the COP27 UN climate conference in Egypt burned the midnight oil to eke out an agreement before the conference closes today.

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