Proceed with caution: Is economic bounce-back being over-promoted?

How not to get carried away with post-Covid outlook

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Some managers warn a possible third wave of Covid could derail economic recovery
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Some managers warn a possible third wave of Covid could derail economic recovery

Latest GDP figures suggest the UK's hoped-for rebound one year on from its first Covid lockdown is on track – but new research questions exuberant projections about consumer spending once restrictions are lifted, amid emerging problems further around the globe.

Growth data for January, released last month, showed GDP fell 2.9% due to the impact of lockdown three, but this was far better than the 5% tumble the City feared. Consequently, the OECD has increased...

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