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GDP First Estimate: Q3 2019

11 November 2019

The preliminary estimate of Q3 GDP rose 0.3% on the previous quarter, following a 0.2% decline in Q2. This was below the Bank of England’s forecast of a 0.4% rise. ...

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Halifax House Price Index October 2019

07 November 2019

The broadly flat trend in house price growth seen in recent months continued in October, with Halifax reporting that prices rose just 0.9% year-on-year in the month. On a month-on-month b...

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GfK Consumer Confidence - October 2019

31 October 2019

GfK’s Consumer Confidence measure slipped back to -14 in October following a two point rise in the previous month, as questions around a Brexit deal, an extension to the deadline and a genera...

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ONS Retail Sales September 2019

17 October 2019

Retail sales (value, non-seasonally adjusted, excluding fuel) rose by 3.6% year-on-year in September according to the latest figures from the ONS. Although this is below the 4.1% rise in September...

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ONS Consumer Prices Index September 2019

16 October 2019

The headline Consumer Prices Index (CPI) rose 1.7%, year-on-year, in September, unchanged from the previous month. This was below expectations of a rise to 1.8% and below the Bank of England’...

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ONS Labour Market October 2019

15 October 2019

The latest labour market data from the ONS shows the number of people in work fell back in the three months to August, compared with the previous quarter. However, the number of people aged from 16...

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ONS Monthly GDP August 2019

10 October 2019

UK gross domestic product (GDP) grew 0.3% in the three months to August following a 0.1% rise in the previous three-month period. Services was the main driver to growth on a three-month rolling bas...

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