Chancellor Philip Hammond approached this Budget with many of the most important decisions affecting the public finances already made for him - or at least out of his hands, writes Luke Bartholomew, investment strategist at Aberdeen Standard Investments.
Despite this, he did receive some good news from the Office for Budgetary Responsibility's (OBR) upgrade to the short-term outlook for the public finances and the major strategic decision taken in this...
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