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PRESS DIGEST-Financial Times - Sept 21

Sept 21 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories in the Financial Times. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Headlines

ECB to review flagship bond-buying tool in fighting Covid crisis on.ft.com/3hQvp3T

Sunak to extend business support loans as Covid-19 spread worsens on.ft.com/2RKUEtS

Matt Hancock warns UK is at Covid tipping point on.ft.com/32MJNWp

LafargeHolcim pledges 20% cut in CO2 emissions on.ft.com/33OtTdF

Overview

- The European Central Bank will review its emergency bond purchase scheme that was introduced in response to the coronavirus crisis in March.

- British finance minister Rishi Sunak is set to extend the Treasury’s UK-wide programme of business support loans as ministers race to cushion the economy.

- British Health Minister Matt Hancock said on Sunday second national lockdown could be needed if current restrictions are ignored.

- LafargeHolcim Ltd pledged to slash its carbon dioxide emissions by one-fifth by the end of the decade. (Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom)

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