Deadlock in the country's upper legislative chamber meant the US government was effectively shut down last Friday although, notes Ed Smith, the last two times this has happened, markets appear barely to have noticed
The US government was shut down on Friday night after the Senate failed to agree a deal to fund it. There is set to be another vote later today on a plan to re-open the government but Democrat Senate leader...
Headline GDP falls 9.9% in 2020
Payouts fell by 44% in 2020
12-month CPI inflation rate rises to 0.6%
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Sights set on 2% inflation target
Pension boost from lockdown pain
Rishi Sunak has plans to freeze the lifetime allowance for the rest of the current parliament in a "stealth tax" on the wealthy, according to The Times.
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