A study found that nearly 40 per cent of worldwide foreign direct investment is used as a vehicle for financial engineering to minimise companies’ tax liabilities, and British Airways cancelled about 50 mostly UK-bound flights on Sunday as the airline braces for a two-day pilot strike. Plus, exports from China fell in August as the country’s trade dispute with the US took a heavier than expected toll on the manufacturing sector and Saudi Arabia has removed energy minister Khalid al-Falih, one of the most powerful figures in the global oil industry. Also, the FT’s Jim Pickard previews the week ahead in UK politics and what it could mean for Brexit.For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
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