GDP for Q2 unrevised at 0.3%, but slow down in car sales, business investment & consumer spending. Some signs of a slowing economy?
Manufacturers churned out 8% more vehicles than in the same month last year as they geared up for the key month of September. 09:29, UK, Thursday 24 August 2017.
But it is holding a 0.08% gain against the euro to €1.0848. David Cheetham, chief market analyst at XTB, said: The slight improvement [in GDP from the first quarter] has done little to alter the fortunes of the pound with the currency falling to its ...
The value of the pound has slipped well below €1 at some airport exchange providers, ramping up costs for those holidaying on the continent as Brexit jitters intensify.
Rail firms have ramped up warnings to passengers travelling over the bank holiday weekend with major engineering work affecting several lines.