Daniel Loeb’s activist hedge fund Third Point calls for the break-up of Royal Dutch Shell

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Activist hedge fund Third Point is pressuring Royal Dutch Shell to break itself up, and Israel’s coalition government is trying to find its footing in a post-Netanyahu era. Plus, the FT’s global finance correspondent, Robin Wigglesworth, explains what makes him wary of private markets. 

Activist fund Third Point calls for break-up of Shell - with Derek Brower 


Israel breaks out of its global isolation


Moody’s warns of ‘systemic risks’ in private credit industry 


The dangerous private capital party - with Robin Wigglesworth


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