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Markets’ wobbly week | Will pensions get less generous?

Ed Monk

Ed Monk - Fidelity International

This week, it’s been a rough week for markets after fears that higher inflation could force central banks to raise interest rates sooner sparked a sharp reversal for share prices.

And elsewhere, there was a return of familiar rumours that the Government could increase tax on pensions to help pay for the pandemic - is there any more to them this time round?

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