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Market Outlook: UK construction slumps

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Data this morning from the National House-Building Council showed that UK construction firms started building 14 per cent fewer homes in the first quarter of this year as compared to this time last year; they registered for construction insurance with the association on 36,637 units.  The Beast from the East at work again, an effect that’s expected to crop up in today’s UK GDP data.

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