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Analysts at TD Securities point out that the UK government reveals its March Budget Update, and the event is promised to be a low-key fiscal event, with its primary purpose being an update to the OBR’s economic projections.

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“There will be little in the way of new spending, though Brexit is likely to enter the picture, with future spending commitments a function of the Brexit outcome.”

“Chancellor Philip Hammond is scheduled to release the update around 12:30-1pm GMT. Later, MPs will vote on whether to pursue No Deal Brexit.”

“We expect MPs to reject no deal, setting up for a Thursday vote to extend Article 50.”