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    Inflation, rates and dividends: A financial review of 2021

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    The world economy is bouncing back from the impacts of Covid 19. It has been bumpy year of recovery which has included labour shortages and consistent inflationary pressures. But it hasn't been all doom and gloom.

    Kate Andrews, the Spectator's economic's editor reviews this financial year. She is joined by Martin Vander Weyer, the Spectator's business editor and Paul Abberley, chief executive of Charles Stanley group.

    This podcast is kindly sponsored by Charles Stanley. The recording took place just before the Bank of England announced the rise of interest rates to 0.25%.