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U.K.'s $39 Billion Pledge to Fight Virus Fallout: Budget Highlights

Mar.11 -- U.K. finance minister Rishi Sunak pledged a 30 billion pound ($39 billion) stimulus package as he seeks to prepare the British economy to fight the potentially devastating impact of coronavirus. It follows the Bank of England's emergency interest-rate cut earlier on Wednesday. These are highlights of his budget statement in the House of Commons in London.