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The UK economy in 2021: the road to recovery

Rathbones’ Ed Smith discusses some of the challenges and prospects for the economy this year.

7th January 2021 10:45

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Ed Smith, head of asset allocation research at Rathbones, talks to interactive investor about some of the challenges and prospects for the UK economy in 2021.

Time-stamped highlights

1.10 What are the implications for the UK economy as a result of the Brexit deal?
1.48 “Possibly the only trade deal in history where trade will be worse off after the deal than it was before,” says Ed Smith.
05:10 When might the UK return to form?
06:15 How did the UK economy fare last year compared to other countries?
12:06 “Capital gains tax is next in the firing line.”
12:43 Four things that could boost the economy in 2021.

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