“You have a budget coming in March and we think that would be a good time to take stock.”

Business quote of the day.

“You have a budget coming in March and we think that would be a good time to take stock.”
IMF chief economist Olivier Blanchard warns that the chancellor George Osborne should use the Budget in March to tone down austerity measures in the UK.

Olivier Blanchard. Photograph: Getty Images

Helen Roxburgh is the online editor of Economia