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Jul 7, 2014

UK economy growing solidly but exports and investment slip: survey

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s economy kept growing at a robust rate in the second quarter, but exports and business investment weakened, clouding the prospects for a balanced recovery, a major business survey showed on Tuesday.

The British Chambers of Commerce’s (BCC) quarterly survey of nearly 7,000 companies showed most of its key measures for manufacturing and services companies fell in the second quarter of 2014, albeit from strong levels at the start of the year.

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Jun 26, 2014

UK consumer morale hits new nine-year high in June -GfK

LONDON, June 27 (Reuters) – British consumer morale touched
its highest level in more than nine years last month as Britons
became increasingly optimistic about the country’s burgeoning
economic recovery, a survey showed on Friday.

Polling company GfK said its monthly consumer confidence
index rose to +1 in June from zero in May, its highest since
March 2005, albeit below a Reuters poll forecast of +2.

Jun 26, 2014