The UK economy – including retail and construction – grew nominally in Q3 2018. Uncertainty over Brexit is affecting business confidence and investment, as well as the FTSE indices. Download November’s market report for more information.
The UK economy slowed to a stand-still in August with the Office of National Statistics reporting that the total output of goods and services in August was at the same level as July and with manufacturing, construction and farming shrinking. Download October’s market report for more information.
For the three months up to the end of July the Office of National Statistics confirmed that the UK economy grew at a rate of 0.6%, with strong consumer spending and a bounce in building and construction activity. Download September’s market report for more information.