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Hot Off The Wires - 12th January 2021


  • Telegraph: Foreign truckers bringing freight to Britain have raised their prices by almost 700% over impact of new customs controls and fears of getting stranded in the UK.

  • The Financial Conduct Authority has warned investors in digital currencies that they should be prepared to lose everything as the price of bitcoin slumped by as much as 25% yesterday.

  • Rishi Sunak has warned Britain’s economic performance will worsen before the coronavirus vaccine helps to improve the outlook for jobs and growth.

  • BioNTech and Pfizer plan to supply an additional 500 million doses of their Covid-19 vaccine this year thanks to a new factory in Germany and adjusted European guidelines.

  • Twitter lost as much as an eighth of its value yesterday as Wall Street weighed the cost of its decision to close President Trump’s account.

  • Dr Martens, the classic British boot brand, plans to float on the London Stock Exchange in what would be one of the first big initial public offerings of 2021.



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