Amazon shares dropped as much as 9 per cent in after-hours trading on Thursday after the company reported lower profits than a year ago, Boris Johnson makes a fresh push for a UK general election, the European Central Bank keeps rates on hold at president Mario Draghi’s last policy meeting and Paris overtakes Berlin in tech start-up activity. Plus, leftwing populists are poised to retake power in Argentine elections on Sunday. The FT’s Colby Smith explains what this could mean for the country’s debtholders.

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