Joe Biden calls on US Congress to tax oil companies until they pump more oil, and Renault and Nissan close in on a deal to reshape their partnership. Plus, the FT’s Latin America editor, Michael Stott, discusses the presidential election in Brazil.

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Biden to float tax penalties on oil companies reaping record profits

Lula keeps investors guessing on his economic vision for Brazil

Renault and Nissan close in on a deal to save longtime alliance

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