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A bitcoin-linked ETF is on track to debut on the New York Stock Exchange on Tuesday, marking the first time regular investors will be able to gain exposure to cryptocurrencies through a big Wall Street bourse; China’s hypersonic missile test stuns the US military and intelligence community; and the FT’s Tokyo bureau chief, Kana Inagaki, spoke to Japan’s minister for economic security about the country’s new semiconductor strategy. 

Bitcoin exchange traded funds prepare for US debut

China tests new space capability with hypersonic missile

Japan plans long-term strategy to build semiconductor resilience

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, Michael Bruning, and Persis Love. The show’s theme song is by Metaphor Music. The FT’s global head of audio is Cheryl Brumley. 


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