Big investment banks are turning more bearish on the dollar, and Europeans struggle with a near-record heatwave. Plus, the FT’s Anastasia Stognei explains why Russia is starting to seize assets from food and beverage companies.

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Wall Street banks ditch bullish dollar bets over ‘soft landing’ hopes

Scorching Europe struggles to adapt to near-record temperatures

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