The global impact of Putin’s war

This is an audio transcript of the FT News Briefing podcast episode: The global impact of Putin’s war

Marc Filippino
Good morning from the Financial Times. Today is Wednesday, March 30th, and this is your FT News Briefing.

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Russia and Ukraine are working towards a peace agreement. We’ll hear what sceptics are saying. Barclays is paying a hefty price for a clerical error. Plus, Vladimir Putin’s war in Ukraine is rippling through the global economy. The FT’s Martin Wolf suggests how governments might respond.

Martin Wolf
They should target their fiscal support on the poorest. These are the people who are going to be worst hit by these massive rises in prices of energy and food.

Marc Filippino
I’m Marc Filippino and here’s the news you need to start your day.

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Moscow said it will dramatically scale back its military activities around Kyiv, Ukraine’s capital. Yesterday’s announcement by a top Russian military…

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