State of Play. 23 November 2023
This week represents a crucial week for the Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak. Facing a general election by the end of next year, his Chancellor, Jeremy Hunt, has an opportunity to set out their stall financially in this week’s Autumn Statement. Given the reaction to unfunded tax cuts in last year’s ‘mini budget’, they will have to tread very carefully to avoid a repeat market meltdown. How might this affect savers and investors?
Simon Durling, Santander Asset Management UK’s senior investment specialist shares his thoughts in this week’s State of Play.