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China tech stocks set for worst month since global financial crisis

Chinese equities updates Sign up to myFT Daily Digest to be the first to know about Chinese equities news. Chinese technology stocks listed in the US are set for their worst month since the global financial crisis after investors dumped shares following a regulatory crackdown by Beijing. The Nasdaq Golden Dragon China index, which tracks…
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Airtel Africa gets an extra $200M for its mobile money business from QIA

Three months ago, Mastercard invested $100 million in Airtel Mobile Commerce BV (AMC BV) — the mobile money business of telecom Airtel Africa. This was two weeks after it also received $200 million from TPG’s Rise Fund. Today, the African telecoms operator has announced that it has secured another investment for its mobile money arm.…
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The era of green finance

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Unlocking the potential of a soil-based economy

You can enable subtitles (captions) in the video player Soil is earth’s secret solution to climate change, storing about 25 per cent of the world’s fossil fuel emissions each year. But intensive farming practises are having a detrimental effect on nature’s storage system. Carbon farming, the process of sequestering carbon in soil through sustainable farming…
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Alt Lending week ending 30th July 2021

Criminal Case Review Commission (CCRC) takes another look at alleged LIBOR rigger Tom Hayes case. Tom Hayes has been fighting to clear his name ever since 2017 and despite not knowing the case intimately I feel a certain amount of sympathy for him. Once powerful institutions have decided that you must take the rap then…
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Call for entries: FT Tech Champions

Technology sector updates Sign up to myFT Daily Digest to be the first to know about Technology sector news. Over the past extraordinary 18 months, the need to safeguard staff and customers from coronavirus has been paramount. But, at the same time, the need to think creatively to make products and services available in new…
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Big investors take tougher line on companies’ net zero plans

Climate change updates Sign up to myFT Daily Digest to be the first to know about Climate change news. More than 50 large investors are demanding companies publish details of efforts to tackle climate change and give shareholders a vote on their plans, arguing that many businesses making “net zero” commitments for 2050 are taking…
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China flood response reveals need to prepare for extreme weather

Chinese politics & policy updates Sign up to myFT Daily Digest to be the first to know about Chinese politics & policy news. Flash floods in central China’s Henan province this month have spurred a revamp of the Communist party’s emergency response plans as it prepares for the intensifying threat of extreme weather. Grieving family…
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