Chinese companies have raised six times as much money through share sales in Europe than the US this year, and European farmers expect a sky-high food prices and droughts this winter. Plus, the FT’s Frankfurt bureau chief, Martin Arnold, explains why the European Central Bank is finally getting hawkish.

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