Budget 2020: FTSE down but currency remains flat

UK gilt yields drop slightly

James Baxter-Derrington
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Budget 2020: FTSE down but currency remains flat

The FTSE 100 has dropped 0.52% as Chancellor Rishi Sunak finished announcing the 2020 Budget, having peaked on early trading when it was up 2.1%.

The index tracking the UK's largest companies had lost its earlier gains and had dropped to -0.02% as the Chancellor began speaking, and while turbulent throughout the speech, even poking its head into...

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