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Pound falls below $1.10 for first time since 1985 following mini-budget

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Prospect of surge in government borrowing to cover chancellor’s sweeping tax cuts sparks sell-off. The pound has fallen below $1.10 for the first time since 1985 as investors took fright at the prospect of a surge in government borrowing to pay for Kwasi Kwarteng’s sweeping tax cuts.
Pound falls below $1.10 for first time since 1985 following mini-budget
5 days ago·London, United Kingdom

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Times of IndiaTimes of India

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BBC NewsBBC News

Pound sinks as investors question huge tax cuts

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5 days ago·United Kingdom
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ReutersReuters

The market is upset due to major tax cuts and increased borrowing in the UK, pound and British bonds plummeted

[LONDON 23rd Reuters] - British Finance Minister Kwateng announced large-scale tax cuts and significant borrowing increases on the 23rd. In response to this, agitation spread in financial markets, and the price of the pound and British bonds plummeted. In the tax reduction measures, in addition to lowering the maximum income tax rate, the corporate tax rate was raised and frozen, and stamp duty reduction at the time of real estate purchase was i…

5 days ago·United Kingdom
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The GuardianThe Guardian

Pound falls below $1.09 for first time since 1985 following mini-budget

Sell-off as investors take fright at prospect of surge in government borrowing to cover huge tax cuts

5 days ago·London, United Kingdom
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The IndependentThe Independent

Pound plummets to 37-year low as Kwarteng unveils ‘growth plan’ for UK economy

Former Bank of England policy maker cautions government’s economic plan will “end in tears”

5 days ago·London, United Kingdom
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CNNCNN

UK tax-cutting gamble sends the pound plunging to new 37-year low

A huge gamble by the UK government aimed at rescuing the economy from recession and boosting long-term growth sent the pound plunging on Friday.

5 days ago·Atlanta, United States
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