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Next week's economics: 10-14 Feb

Chris Dillow

Chris Dillow
Next week's economics: 10-14 Feb

UK GDP might have fallen. Tuesday’s figures might show that it dipped by 0.1 per cent in the fourth quarter. This would be only partly due to Brexit uncertainty depressing capital spending: other figures should show that business investment fell slightly in the quarter and has flatlined since mid-2016. Such uncertainty, however, cannot explain why retail sales fell at the end of last year.

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