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Companies raise $400bn over three weeks in blistering start to 2021

Blitz of debt and equity fundraising comes as stimulus measures boost global markets

Global chip shortage puts car supply chain under the microscope

Severe shortage of key supplies risks becoming recurring crisis for motor industry

Coronavirus latest: UK to help other countries spot new virus variants

Today’s top news: Moderna develops new vaccine to tackle South African strain. California lifts stay at home orders. Chinese president calls for global response to pandemic.

Germany pushes back on AstraZeneca vaccine efficacy reports

Health ministry suggests media muddled statistics in concluding efficacy rates were as low as 8% in older people

Leon Black steps down as chief executive of Apollo

Retirement comes alongside report into private equity chief’s relationship with Jeffrey Epstein

Brussels moves to tighten rules on Covid vaccine exports

Action comes as EU holds talks with AstraZeneca over company’s cut to delivery pledges

Britain after Brexit: behind Boris Johnson’s green conversion

The UK prime minister has outlined a plan to address climate change but he will need to win over Conservative sceptics

Vaccines have been oversold as the pandemic exit strategy

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Brexit leaves UK and EU diminished in fight against international crime

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How Israel secured more vaccines than it can use

Promise to share data from rapid inoculation drive helps win supply deal with Pfizer