Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG. Aung San Suu Kyi’s whereabouts are unknown following a military coup in Myanmar. The UK meets its first major vaccine target, with a record number of jabs administered over the weekend. Redditt day traders have switched their sights to silver after sending GameStop share prices soaring last week.
Today’s podcast focuses on the Free Trade Agreement, FTA with Japan, more specifically referred to as the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement, Or CEPA. The UK and Japan are major investors in each other’s economies, ranking fifth and sixth respectively for inward foreign direct investment.
COVID-19 case rates are rising while fatalities remain relatively low across much of Europe. The UK saw its first significant tightening of restrictions in months with socialising limited to groups of six in England.