The Fed’s SVB balancing act
Roula Khalaf, Editor of the FT, selects her favourite stories in this weekly newsletter.
The world’s largest private investment firms are exploring the purchase of loans from the remains of Silicon Valley Bank, the Federal Reserve is caught between high inflation and financial instability, and US regulators are facing questions over whether they missed signs of mounting problems at SVB. Plus, Australia, the US and the UK announced details of a long-term plan to supply Australia with nuclear-powered submarines.
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