Biotech is back

Israel plans to raise debt and taxes to fund its war in Gaza and global house prices are on the rise. Plus, FT correspondent Paola Tamma discusses some of the troubles plaguing the EU’s key pandemic stimulus fund.  

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US biotech fundraising boom ends 2-year deal drought

Is the EU’s Covid recovery fund failing?

Global house prices rebound as economists predict turning point 

Israel plans $60bn debt raising and tax rises to fuel defence spending

The FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon, Sonja Hutson, Kasia Broussalian and Marc Filippino. Additional help by Zach St. Louis, Jess Smith, Sam Giovinco, Peter Barber, Michael Lello, David da Silva and Gavin Kallmann. Our engineer is Monica Lopez. Topher Forhecz is the FT’s executive producer. The FT’s global head of audio is Cheryl Brumley. The show’s theme song is by Metaphor Music.

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