Leading economists polled by the FT expect the Fed to raise interest rates next year

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A poll shows leading economists believe the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates in 2022 due to inflationary pressures, the ECB says it will move to “a moderately lower pace” in its €1.85tn pandemic emergency purchase programme, and one of China’s largest property developers, Evergrande, faces the risk of default. Plus, the FT’s US Legal and Enforcement Correspondent, Stefania Palma, explains why regulators around the world are keeping an eye on the clash between the Securities and Exchange Commission and the cryptocurrency exchange, Coinbase.

Economists forecast quicker return to US interest rate rises than Fed projections


ECB to slow bond-buying as Europe’s economy improves


SEC puts crypto industry on notice with Coinbase move


Evergrande liquidity crisis: why the property developer faces risk of default


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