Canada and other countries join in pressuring the regime of Nicolás Maduro

FT Series Davos 2019

Wang Qishan insists recent economic data signalling slowdown ‘not low at all’

Tussle between US president and House speaker comes as shutdown drags on

Bing was last major foreign search engine in China

As fears grow of a return to customs checks, the FT follows a British driver on his tightly scheduled journey across the continent

FT Series Davos 2019

Techno-optimism appears out of touch with ‘techlash’ over data privacy

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra poised to oversee election push in Uttar Pradesh

Missed pay cheques and long queues as political stand-off continues

Detroit carmaker continues overhaul of struggling overseas operations

Donald Trump’s former longtime lawyer claims his family was threatened

US News

Hopes for solution remain dim as Republicans and Democrats stick to core demands 

US manufacturer’s board pulled $15bn sale after private equity group cut offer for retirees

Consumer goods group’s bullish outlook contrasts with woes at Kimberly-Clark

New York start-up close to deal for Manhattan’s wedge-shaped landmark

Opinion

Highlights

View from the Cockpit Mark Vanhoenacker

Other kids had posters of bands on their walls, I preferred flight decks

Byzantine debt structures will lead to lengthy, litigious and very costly bankruptcies

Despite fragile markets, companies in the nascent sector have completed fundraisings this month

Markets News

Sterling bolstered by mounting expectations for Brexit delay

Expect a sharp rise in M&As and management buyouts if ‘Premiership’ index is set up

Acceleration in issuance a signal that leveraged finance markets on the mend

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