Xi Jinping opens China’s Communist party congress
Roula Khalaf, Editor of the FT, selects her favourite stories in this weekly newsletter.
China’s leader Xi Jinping is set to begin his third-consecutive five-year term, and the UK’s Jeremy Hunt starts his first full week as the country’s latest chancellor of the Exchequer. Plus, the US Federal Reserve’s aggressive interest rate hikes are boosting US banks’ bottom lines.
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