UK industrial production barely grew in June
The data suggest caution was taking hold in the run-up to the Brexit referendum
UK industrial production barely grew in June as the economy lost momentum before the Brexit referendum.
Output rose 0.1 per cent following a 0.6 per cent drop in May, the UK Office for National Statistics said. Manufacturing declined for a second month.
While economic growth accelerated to 0.6 per cent in the second quarter, the improvement was heavily centred on April. Caution was taking hold in the run-up to the June 23 vote and surveys show the...
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