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Rising inflation makes policy response trickier

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Pandemic has driven return to surplus after years of deficits

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People are generally more confident about their finances, despite economic anxiety, according to IG Wealth's latest index

  • By: Staff
  • November 26, 2021 November 26, 2021
  • 15:03
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Businesses expect profits to hold up, even as prices rise and amid labour shortages

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The Finance Department's fiscal monitor says the deficit now reflects current economic challenges caused by Covid-19

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High unemployment and labour shortages help explain why the government wants to target aid

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Employers have made 18 million new hires since April 2020

Growth could surge to an 8% rate in the fourth quarter, some economists say

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Efforts to contain inflation will constitute the stiffest test

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A decrease in government assistance could help labour market, economist says