Good morning! Here’s what you need to know on Tuesday.
1. British MPs will vote on Wednesday on whether to launch air strikes against Islamic State in Syria. It comes after Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn granted his party a free vote on the issue after much speculation.
2. The FTSE 100 money manager Aberdeen Asset Management released its final results, and the big takeaway is that investors are terrified by the possibility of crashes in Asia and emerging markets.
3. President Vladimir Putin has called the downing of a Russian jet a “huge mistake”and claimed that Turkey was protecting its oil trade with Islamic State.
4. Hackers have staged cyber-attacks on three Greek banksand demanded a ransom in bitcoins, a virtual monetary unit, to stop their disruption.
5. Nikkei Inc. will use its $1.3 billion purchase of the Financial Times to build a global digital powerhouse by using data to win new clients and by harnessing the British newspaper’s skill at getting subscribers to pay for content, its chairman has said.
7. Apple is rumoured to be considering ditching
the traditional 3.5mm audio jack in the next iPhone because it’s too wide — meaning many headphones could become obsolete.
8. The White House is proposing to offer governors individual reports about refugees in their states.Governors have sought to block Barack Obama from placing Syrian refugees in their states following the Paris terror attacks.