The surge in gilt yields and the fall in the pound after the Chancellor announced his hefty tax cuts suggests that the markets have concluded the policies will lead to higher interest rates and more shaky public finances rather than a sustained period of faster real GDP growth. We agree. While the fiscal loosening may make political sense, the size and timing of it doesn’t make much economic sense.
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