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A rundown of the most important global business stories you need to know for the coming day, from the newsroom of the Financial Times. Available every weekday morning.
27 Aug 2020 • 9 mins
Western governments are concerned that a World Health Organization team investigating the origins of coronavirus did not visit Wuhan, EU trade commissioner Phil Hogan has resigned after a Covid-19 misstep, and Hurricane Laura is expected to wreak havoc on US oil refinery hubs near the Gulf of Mexico. Plus, the FT’s James Politi previews what this year’s all-virtual Jackson Hole central bankers’ symposium will look like. Fears over virus probe rise after WHO team fails to visit Wuhanft.com/content/f9dea077-66fb-4734-9d1d-076dc93568e1?EU trade commissioner set to resign after furore over Irish dinnerhttps://www.ft.com/content/f53a2bbc-97d6-484d-92e0-7907759cdd93Hurricane Laura threatens to bring ‘unsurvivable’ surge to US Gulfhttps://www.ft.com/content/86d7cac1-210e-49a9-a3ab-9b7b7bb5d8dfCentral bankers face virus hit to global economy at crisis forumhttps://www.ft.com/content/269eec67-1145-41b8-b97c-f43b293017fdLearn more about the FTWeekend Festival here: https://ftweekend.live.ft.com/ See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.