The European Central Bank has raised interest rates back to their record high, and US bank regulators have advanced plans to impose more arduous capital requirements on the country’s large lenders. Plus, the FT’s Elaine Moore says the Twitter/X rebrand doesn’t make sense, but that’s kind of the whole point.

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ECB raises interest rates back to record high

Regulators announce ‘Basel III endgame’ rules for large US banks

Twitter/X: maverick rebrand leaves Musk with a cross to bear

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