Top stories

Repurchases outstrip new issuance by most in more than two decades

Electric car company founder gives first interview since tweeting plan to go private

US president’s stance on detained pastor bolsters support from core voters

Investors move out of emerging-market currencies as lira’s recovery fades

Fateful tweet from Tesla chief executive could embolden potential suitors

The groundbreaking film offers a timely insight into how the world’s wealth is shifting eastward

Central bankers to discuss whether business concentration is keeping wages low

Sundar Pichai addresses workers after protest about secretive product known as Dragonfly

Move comes amid rising public anger over peer-to-peer investment losses

Analysis US retail

Chains look in hope to automated warehouses, same-day delivery and click-and-collect

Italy’s anti-establishment government targets lucrative family empire in wake of disaster

US News

Tractor maker says sales still climbing as farmers replace agricultural equipment

GE and Siemens lose market share in battle with Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems

Regulator raises questions after founder says ‘funding secured’ for take-private plans

Opinion

Highlights

The Thai capital’s climate, food and friendly vibe make it a plum posting for an FT reporter

Extraordinary vocal talent whose songs epitomised black power and women’s liberation

Listen in on the conversations of the characters who populate the workplace

Markets News

Turkey’s lira back under pressure, healthcare sector hits Chinese bourses

Funds trying to increase returns have been caught out by the falling currency

President says six-month reporting would ‘allow greater flexibility and save money’

Technology

Car maker’s board considers hiring operations chief as founder says he is overworked

new

Role at Y Combinator will see him scouting for Chinese companies ripe for overseas investment

new

Move comes amid rising public anger over peer-to-peer investment losses

Life & Arts