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it's an old cliche markets like certainty one thing certain about the run up to this election is , well nobody's really sure , even over this week's growth numbers , they came in it zero point three percent quarter in quarter and not the full cost half a percent , prompting very different responses , i'm first dominick johnson of some is a capital and then mike ingram a feature c. partners , the long term trend of our growth is what is way ahead of all competitor countries , five years , when investors do agree is that the conservatives and the main opposition labor party have managed to get over a core message , deficit and debt reduction , that message though increasing usurped by arguments over tax , the conservatives pledge no rises in income tax v. a. t. and national insurance , labor goes the other way it's run into flak over claims that a fifty percent rate on higher incomes will yield billions in extra revenues and while personal style shouldn't say purists come into it it has , both main party leaders accused of lackluster campaigning the spotlight as much on those who could hold the balance in a possible coalition or alliance government , so is much of the british electorate , opinion polls have consistently put the two main parties neck and neck like a jury in a courtroom drama , time's running out to reach a verdict