Evergrande contagion threat hits China and Hong Kong property stocks

Chinese equities updates Sign up to myFT Daily Digest to be the first to know about Chinese equities news. Shares in Chinese and Hong Kong property groups fell to their…

SoftBank and Tencent invest in Indian used-vehicle platform Cars24

Indian business & finance updates Sign up to myFT Daily Digest to be the first to know about Indian business & finance news. SoftBank’s Vision Fund and Tencent are among…

Morrison’s submarine deal drives wedge between Australian opposition

Australian politics updates Sign up to myFT Daily Digest to be the first to know about Australian politics news. Australia’s nuclear submarine deal with the US and UK aimed at…

China has to win over Canada and Australia before trade pact talks can start

Chinese trade updates Sign up to myFT Daily Digest to be the first to know about Chinese trade news. Chinese membership in a US-inspired transpacific trade group appeals to conservative…

Evergrande bosses face ‘severe punishment’ after securing early redemptions

Evergrande Real Estate Group Ltd updates Sign up to myFT Daily Digest to be the first to know about Evergrande Real Estate Group Ltd news. Six senior Evergrande executives face…

Tight Japanese leadership race sparks rush to hire political consultants

Japanese politics & policy updates Sign up to myFT Daily Digest to be the first to know about Japanese politics & policy news. Global fund managers are scrabbling to hire…

Ruling party set to sweep Russian election after Navalny crackdown

Newsletter: Europe Express Your essential guide to what matters in Europe today. Delivered every weekday. Russia’s ruling pro-Kremlin party is set to renew its supermajority as parliamentary elections conclude on…

Big tech companies snapping up smaller rivals at record pace

The world’s largest technology companies have snapped up smaller rivals at a record pace this year in a buying spree that comes as US politicians and regulators prepare to crack…

Lufthansa looks to repay German bailout with €2.1bn share offer

Deutsche Lufthansa AG updates Sign up to myFT Daily Digest to be the first to know about Deutsche Lufthansa AG news. Lufthansa is to raise more than €2.1bn by offering…

Costa Rica warns of unrest in developing world without more Covid aid

Costa Rica updates Sign up to myFT Daily Digest to be the first to know about Costa Rica news. Developing countries are at risk of sliding into instability under the…