Monday, May 6

US president Donald Trump threatens to raise tariffs on all Chinese imports to 25 per cent, Occidental Petroleum adds more cash to the structure of its $55bn offer to buy Anadarko Petroleum and the European Union prepares to launch a formal antitrust investigation into Apple. Plus, the FT’s economics editor Chris Giles explains why the global economy looks stronger than the “delicate moment” the IMF had expected this spring.

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