FT News Briefing
FT News Briefing
Aug 17, 2020
Democrats probe post office, Italy’s economy shows signs of life, chocolate sales slump
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Senior Democrats have called the US postmaster general to testify before Congress amid election fears, pharmaceutical group CureVac has ruled out selling a vaccine at cost, and Italy's businesses enjoy a better than expected rebound from coronavirus. Plus, the FT’s Emiko Terazono on why the decline of travel is bad for the chocolate industry. 


Further reading:

Democrats call postal chief to testify in US mail voting row

https://www.ft.com/content/c0128915-ad28-4699-9d5b-9b0a65acaf2b


CureVac vows ‘ethical margin’ on price of Covid-19 vaccine

https://www.ft.com/content/83a418eb-96ae-4b71-b640-6873f315921f


Italy’s businesses enjoy ‘better than expected’ virus rebound

https://www.ft.com/content/73a36f20-bbd4-4d99-a1e9-685788cb9cd9


Choc waves: how coronavirus shook the cocoa market

https://www.ft.com/content/37aa0ac8-e879-4dc2-b751-3eb862b12276

 

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