Jeremy Hunt signals interest in potential British ISA launch - reports

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Cristian Angeloni
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Chancellor of the Exchequer Jeremy Hunt has said he is “very attracted” by the idea of a British ISA.

Speaking to Bloomberg at TheCityUK dinner yesterday (8 February), he noted the tax-free vehicle could boost investment into UK stocks. However, although he is open to the idea, Hunt argued he is still deciding what to include in his upcoming Budget on 6 March. "Do I want to do things that mean that more UK capital is invested in our most promising companies? Absolutely," he added. "Something like a British ISA, it could be very good at that." AJ Bell calls on Jeremy Hunt to introduce 'radical' ISA reform Investors had called on the Chancellor to unveil the British ISA in his Aut...

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