Spring Statement 2022: Expect shouts of 'is that it?' from investment industry

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The investment industry has provided a mixed reaction to Chancellor Rishi Sunak's Spring Statement, with some commentators welcoming policies focused on the cost of living crisis and tax cuts, and others asking why the UK Government has not promised to do more.  Cost of living crisis Vivek Paul, UK chief investment strategist at BlackRock Investment Institute, said the statement sought to balance "the need to be seen to tackle the UK's cost of living crisis with the desire to re-establish economic credibility with the electorate," while seeking optionality to deliver "crowd-pleasing ta...

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