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Morning all… some heinous tech issues our end this morning, so apologies for today’s rather brief note. Normal service resumed on Monday.
What you need to know this morning…
Greensill fallout: Rishi Sunak last night took the extraordinary step of publishing the texts he received from former PM David Cameron about Greensill Capital. Opposition parties are jumping up and down as if it’s Watergate. Personally…. I don’t think it is.

Nixed, Vax: Under-30s due to receive an Oxford/AstraZeneca jab are this morning receiving a cancellation text from the NHS. They can still get the AZ jab, but they’ll need to formally sign it off with their GP.

New: A digital pound should be at the heart of efforts to strengthen the City’s global attraction as a post-Brexit financial centre, think tank CityUnited Project said on Friday.
Apple’s China dilemma: as the tech giant cracks down on privacy, Beijing finds a workaround
by Ian Whittaker
Goldman fallout: Bank of America to hike salaries for junior bankers
Wizz Air replaces ops chief following probe into Covid-19 redundancies
Fashion retail sales rebound as shoppers invest in post-lockdown outfits
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Fighting Russian and Chinese disinformation requires a cohesive strategy from Western governments
by John Hulsman
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Coronavirus update…
All figures from yesterday’s update…
Positive cases yesterday: 3,030 (-37.3% seven-day average)
Deaths recorded yesterday: 53 (-32.5% by the same measure).
Vaccinations: 31,807,124 have had their first dose, and 6,091,905 their second.
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Coffee on the House if Hendo has a treble
by Bill Esdaile
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FTSE: +0.83% to 6,942
CAC-40: +0.57% to 6,165
DAX: +0.17% to 15,202
Dow Jones IA: +0.17% to 33,503
S&P 500: +0.42% to 4,097
NASDAQ: +1.03%% to 13,829
The last word
“Ministers now speak as if liberty is a privilege which can be earned through behaviour”

A superb piece from our friends at The Spec.
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