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Jul 25, 2014
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Jul 24, 2014
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Jul 24, 2014
Jul 24, 2014
Jul 24, 2014

UK retail sales hit 10-year high in second quarter, but stagnate in June

LONDON (Reuters) – British retail sales rose between April and June at the fastest pace for a calendar quarter in 10 years despite stagnating last month, bolstering expectations that the economy has sustained its swift pace of recovery.

Retail sales volumes rose 1.6 percent in the second quarter compared with the previous three months, a latest sign of strength in Britain’s economy which has put a first interest rate hike on the agenda of the Bank of England.

Jul 24, 2014

UK retail sales hit 10-year high in Q2, but stagnate in June

LONDON, July 24 (Reuters) – British retail sales rose
between April and June at the fastest pace for a calendar
quarter in 10 years despite stagnating last month, bolstering
expectations that the economy has sustained its swift pace of
recovery.

Retail sales volumes rose 1.6 percent in the second quarter
compared with the previous three months, a latest sign of
strength in Britain’s economy which has put a first interest
rate hike on the agenda of the Bank of England.

Jul 24, 2014
Jul 24, 2014

British manufacturing emerges from years in the shadows

CHELTENHAM, England, July 24 (Reuters) – New business is
coming from unexpected places to help power the whirring,
high-tech lathes on the factory floor of Future Advanced
Manufacture, one of the companies spearheading Britain’s
manufacturing revival.

“Even the Germans are starting to deal with us, which is
unheard of,” said Future AM’s managing director Craig Peterson.