Wednesday February 26, 2020

British consumer mood dives after Brexit vote

Remain voters far gloomier than leavers, survey finds

8th July, 2016
Special post-Brexit survey on British consumer confidence Pic: Getty

A survey has shown that British consumer confidence has recorded the biggest drop in 21 years, in the latest sign that the vote to leave the European Union is harming the nation’s outlook.

Gfk’s core index slid to minus 9 in a special post-referendum survey conducted from June 30 to July 5, from minus 1 earlier in June. That is the biggest slide since December 1994, when increases in tax, interest rates and job...

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