Be the first to know about every new Coronavirus story

US companies to launch record wave of share buybacks as execs willing to spend excess cash

Companies are dusting off share buyback plans after a blockbuster earnings season, and shareholders are rebelling against executive pay proposals. Plus, the FT’s New Delhi reporter, Jyotsna Singh, explains how India’s second surge is devastating the country’s middle class. 

Companies prepare share buyback bonanza as outlook clears

US investors revolt against executive pay in record numbers

Covid batters India’s aspiring middle classes

See for privacy and opt-out information.

A transcript for this podcast is currently unavailable, view our accessibility guide.

Get alerts on FT News Briefing when a new story is published

Copyright The Financial Times Limited 2021. All rights reserved.
Reuse this content (opens in new window) CommentsJump to comments section

Comments have not been enabled for this podcast.

Follow the topics in this podcast