U.K. public borrowing jumps to £15.2B in February against £8.9B a year earlier and expectations...

|By:, SA News Editor

U.K. public borrowing jumps to £15.2B in February against £8.9B a year earlier and expectations for £7.9B. A bit of a blow to Chancellor Osborne ahead of his budget plan introduction later today, borrowing for the fiscal year ending in April still looks set to come in less than the £127B target. Shares in London are flat.