UK manufacturing shows signs of summer recovery

Decline in UK manufacturing slows in August, raising hopes that Britain could emerge from recession this yearThe decline in UK manufacturing slowed in August, raising hopes that Britain could emerge from recession this year.The data will reinforce expectations that the Bank of England will not announce any increase to the £375bn quantitative easing programme, and […]
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UK manufacturing growth grinds to a halt

The Markit/CIPS Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) dropped to 50.5 in April from a downwardly revised 51.9 in MarchUK manufacturing growth slowed to a virtual standstill last month after a drop in new orders from the eurozone hit confidence across the sector.The Markit/CIPS Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) dropped to 50.5 in April from a […]
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UK manufacturing rebound suggests recession could be averted

Economists say ‘vast improvement’ in manufacturing at start of year suggests return to recession ‘is by no means a certainty’Government hopes that the latest UK economic downturn will prove to be a blip have been boosted by news that Britain’s manufacturers enjoyed a strong start to 2012, as their output grew at the fastest pace […]
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