In search of a new economic playbook

Chinese corporate earnings reports are forecast to log poor performance and companies are set to downgrade outlooks, and policy makers walked away from Jackson Hole acknowledging they need to adjust to the changing global economy. Plus, the FT’s Jamie Smyth explains why Ireland is still in a good position for the life science industry boom despite a higher corporate tax.

Mentioned in this podcast:

Chinese companies’ earnings to lay bare impact of economic slowdown

‘No playbook’: policymakers face up to changing global economy at Jackson Hole

‘Talent is key’: Ireland brushes off tax rise and prepares for next life sciences boom

Corporate sponsors turn against Spain football chief over World Cup kiss

Credit: Reuters Protesters in Spain call Luis Rubiales to resign

Credit: Bloomberg Television ECB’s Lagarde on Global Economic Environment, Inflation

The FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon, Sonja Hutson, Kasia Broussalian and Marc Filippino. Additional help from Monique Mulima, Monica Lopez, Peter Barber, Michael Lello, David da Silva and Gavin Kallmann. Topher Forhecz is the FT’s executive producer. The FT’s global head of audio is Cheryl Brumley. The show’s theme song is by Metaphor Music.

Read a transcript of this episode on FT.com

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