A report finds that large asset managers are invested in companies allegedly linked to the repression of Uyghur Muslims, and Lebanese households and businesses are installing renewables to bypass the country’s power crisis. Plus, the FT’s Kate Duguid explains why we’re starting to see cracks in the US Treasury bond market and whether there is cause for concern.

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