PwC is planning to give up tens of millions of dollars of consulting work for its US audit clients, Australia’s biggest pension fund is going big on digital infrastructure, and Venezuelan government bonds are having a moment. Plus, the FT’s John Reed explains why this year’s G20 summit was a huge win for India.

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G20 backs bigger role for reformed World Bank

PwC to curtail consulting work for US audit clients to reduce conflict risk

Western nations accept ‘climbdown’ on Ukraine to salvage G20’s relevance

Venezuelan bonds rally as investors bet on detente with Washington

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