LONDON (Reuters) – Britain's public finances showed a large surplus in January, but a restrictive treatment by official statisticians of funds transferred from the Bank of England poses an extra challenge for the government to meet its full-year budget goals. Deficit reduction is the central economic policy of Britain's Conservative-led coalition, which came to power in May 2010 when Britain's budget deficit was more than 11 percent of annual economic output – one of the highest for a major economy. …
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