LEX NEWS
Evergrande: predictability of defaults reduces contagion risk
Climate change: TV broadcasters pick dogs over global warming
Smartphones: what the forecasts got wrong about saturation
State Street/Invesco: fee war fuels urge to merge
Travel/Covid-19: break for tourists will help ailing industry
JPMorgan: chasing a last-mover advantage
Best of Lex: Who disrupts the disrupters?
Vivendi/Lagardère: Bolloré sets sights on French media assets
Railroad M&A: deal quirk leaves executives carrying risk
Car rental: bumps, blind corners and hairpin turns

INVESTMENT BANKING
Prudential to raise up to $2.9bn to help fund push into Asia and Africa
Universal Music: how much is the world’s biggest label worth?
Africa’s biggest mobile tower operator plans New York IPO
Singapore unveils $1.1bn fund to lure listings to floundering exchange
THG to list beauty division next year
Covid testing biotech Prenetics merges with US Spac in $1.25bn deal
Darktrace: cyber crime fighter seeks to dispel shadows of doubt
Rise of sports betting fuels demand for data gatekeepers
Peel Hunt: UK broker’s IPO rests on retail investor trades
Broker Peel Hunt to float after pandemic boom in trading

ECONOMIST INDICATORS
Economic data, commodities and markets
Economic data, commodities and markets
Economic data, commodities and markets
Economic data, commodities and markets
Economic data, commodities and markets
Economic data, commodities and markets
Economic data, commodities and markets
Economic data, commodities and markets