UK opposition moots change to BoE price target

Britain's main opposition party has indicated that it will review the Bank of England's inflation target if it comes to power.

George Osborne, a Conservative Party lawmaker who serves as the shadow chancellor of the exchequer, said on Tuesday: "It would be wrong to change the inflation target right now given the fragility and uncertainty in the financial markets. But a change of government would provide a sensible opportunity to review, with the governor of the Bank of England, what changes are

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