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UK GDP growth

Eve Maddock-Jones
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The UK woke up to “better-than-expected” GDP results today (go us), with 0.5% growth in June.

This puts monthly GDP around 0.8% higher than pre-Covid levels, according to the Office for National Statistics. Following months of lacklustre to no growth, the chancellor's office is now comfortable saying the UK will avoid a recession, which all sounds great. Friday Briefing: So it goes… Experts were not as convinced it was quite so simple though, as Marcus Brookes, CIO at Quilter Investors, said the Bank of England was now in a tricky spot ahead of the next rates decision with "the economy beginning to teeter" as inflation slowly falls. However, on the surface a growing econ...

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