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.
The revised growth figures showed the service sector was the biggest riser, up 0.5% quarter on quarter. Otherwise production fell by 0.3%, construction dropped by 1.3% and agriculture decreased by 0.4%.
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.
Empty shelves at the Edeka supermarket in Hamburg. The sign reads: 'So empty is a shelf without foreigners' Sascha M�ller / Sven Schmidt.