US companies announce record share buybacks, Covid hits India’s middle class


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Companies are dusting off share buyback plans after a blockbuster earnings season, and shareholders are rebelling against executive pay proposals. Plus, the FT’s New Delhi reporter, Jyotsna Singh, explains how India’s second surge is devastating the country’s middle class.

Companies prepare share buyback bonanza as outlook clears

US investors revolt against executive pay in record numbers

Covid batters India’s aspiring middle classes

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