UK Economics Correspondent, London
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Jan 29, 2015
via MacroScope

“Sorry, I don’t know” dominates Britons’ outlook for UK economy

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Lots of inflation for this guy

Britons are becoming no clearer about the outlook for their economy, if the latest Citi/YouGov survey of inflation expectations is anything to go by.

While main news was that expectations for British inflation over the next 12 months hit a six-year low, the monthly poll also showed uncertainty about inflation is rising fast.

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British retail sales show surprise gain in December on food, fuel

LONDON, Jan 23 (Reuters) – British retail sales unexpectedly
rose in December as shoppers flocked to supermarkets and bought
more fuel as oil prices fell, providing a boost for the
country’s economic recovery that has shown signs of softening.

Economists had expected sales to be weaker after a
U.S.-style Black Friday sales bonanza sent shoppers scurrying
for bargains in November.

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