EU drafts plan to avoid repeat of 2015 refugee crisis

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Brussels is drafting a proposal for a €600m package to help Afghanistan’s neighbours host refugees fleeing the Taliban, and luxury brands are uncertain about their future in China after President Xi Jinping’s call for wealth distribution. Plus, the FT’s global finance correspondent, Robin Wigglesworth, explains why investors could become more excited about emerging markets. 

EU plans €600m package for Afghanistan’s neighbours to avert refugee crisis

Xi Jinping’s call for wealth redistribution threatens luxury groups’ China boom

Investors eye emerging market upswing after China shock

Trial of Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes begins in California

The FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon and Marc Filippino. The show’s editor is Jess Smith. Our intern is Zoe Han. Additional help by Gavin Kallmann, Michael Bruning, and Persis Love. The show’s theme song is by Metaphor Music. The FT’s global head of audio is Cheryl Brumley. 

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