UK FINANCIAL NEWS
1m more British workers set to lose jobs this year, warn economists
‘Every week is an ordeal’: Johnson under pressure over Brexit and lockdown
Nikola founder bought truck designs from third party
China’s biggest chipmaker hit by US sanctions
Trump nominates Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court
Deutsche Bank’s Manfred Knof named as new Commerzbank CEO
The coming age of artistic caution

UK SMALLER COMPANIES
Sunak’s lifeline for small businesses is welcome but insufficient
Private equity-owned companies win access to UK emergency funds
Live Q&A: Redundancy and your rights
Business gives mixed welcome to Sunak’s new support package
Hurricane shares dive on slashed oil estimate at flagship project
Companies caught in local lockdowns in England allowed to claim compensation
UK small businesses raise concern over £2bn Kickstart jobs scheme

WORLD FINANCIAL NEWS
China’s biggest chipmaker hit by US sanctions
Boohoo has ‘significant issues’ in its supply chain, review finds
Why investors should be troubled by two French corporate dramas
FirstFT: Today’s top stories
France rejects UK ‘intimidation’ on post-Brexit deal
Why loneliness fuels populism
The next financial crisis may be coming soon

UK MARKETS
UK investors hunker down amid rising virus worries
Retail investors shun bargain Britain
Investors exit UK equity funds on pandemic and Brexit fears
Global stocks inch higher despite concerns over Covid-19
Global stocks sink on fears of new Covid lockdowns
The easy money fuelling the market’s fever
Lex letter from London: braving the UK’s ‘Brovid’ markets