George Osborne made a deliberate attempt this morning to soothe twitchy markets - the fundamentals, the chancellor insisted, have not changed.
The UK economy is still growing, Mr Osborne said; the banks are better financed than they were ahead of the economic crisis of 2008, Mr Osborne said; the deficit is down from 11% of national income to 3%; employment is at record levels and the Bank of England stands ready to support Britain's vital ...
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