Jay Powell warned US lawmakers that the Federal Reserve is prepared to return to bigger interest rate rises to fight inflation, and the US gender pay gap has barely budged in the past two decades. Plus, the FT’s Ortenca Aliaj explains how Hindenburg Research may have shorted Adani stocks.

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