GDP grows in third quarter
The UK economy grew by 0.4% in the third quarter, according to latest figures.
Data from the Office for National Statistics shows UK gross domestic product (GDP) grew at a similar rate over the three months to September as it did in the previous two quarters.
Services increased by 0.4%, the same rate as Q2 (April to June) and remains the largest contributor to GDP growth, with a strong performance in computer programming, motor trades and retail trade.
Manufacturing returned to growth after a weak Q2, increasing by 1% during ... 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...