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The White House has said Opec+ risks imperilling the global economic recovery by refusing to speed up oil production increases, and SoftBank founder Masayoshi Son is facing pressure to announce a new stock buyback programme next week. Plus, the FT’s markets editor, Katie Martin, explains how inflation has complicated the relationship between markets and central banks. 

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White House says Opec risks imperilling economic recovery - with Derek Brower

SoftBank under pressure from investors to prop up share price


Global bonds rally strongly after Bank of England leaves investors ‘wrongfooted’ - with Katie Martin

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

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