Weakest half year for UK economy in five years
The UK’s economy grew 0.3% in the second quarter of 2017, showing modest growth from last quarter’s low.
A report from the Office for national Statistics said that UK economic growth slowed during the first half of 2017, but the economy is now 9.0% above its pre-downturn peak following today's announcement of a slight upturn. However collectively, it is the weakest half year for UK economy in half a decade.
Two days ago the International Monetary Fund downgraded its forecast for the UK economy, calling its performance “tep... You can carry on reading TheBusinessDesk.com for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...