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Ford and General Motors said on Thursday that they are improving links with semiconductor manufacturers to improve their supply of electronic chips as the car industry confronts a shortage. Some foreign companies are still investing in Turkey despite the country’s ailing economy. Plus, the FT’s markets editor, Katie Martin, explains why the euro is losing value against the US dollar and why it could potentially make inflation worse.


Ford and GM pursue ties with semiconductor groups to boost chip supply

https://www.ft.com/content/06252ac7-5b10-45d8-834f-c7180722bda0


Euro hit by bets ECB monetary policy will diverge from major peers - with Katie Martin

https://www.ft.com/content/f09a8ba8-c196-46d0-8fe7-15d6ae64364f


Turkey defies warnings and cuts interest rates

https://www.ft.com/content/2db0434d-2851-4485-850d-06cfca32ff22


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