More than half of low-income UK households with mortgages have fallen behind on one or more of their bills and Alibaba disappointed investors after announcing that it ditched plans to spin off its cloud business. Plus, the FT’s Stephen Foley talks about EY’s new leader Janet Truncale and how she might steer the accounting firm.

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Alibaba ditches plans to spin off cloud business and list supermarket

EY picks Janet Truncale as the first woman to lead a Big Four firm

Low-income borrowers hit hardest by Bank of England rate rises

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