WRAPUP 1-UK’s Sunak boosts 200 billion-pound job rescue as BoE ramps up bond buying

British finance minister Rishi Sunak ramped up his 200 billion-pound ($262 billion) economic rescue programme once again on Thursday in a coordinated move with the Bank of England, which increased its already-huge purchases of government debt. As England went into a new month-long coronavirus lockdown, Sunak announced the latest in a string of expansions of massive government support in an attempt to slow a surge in unemployment.

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