UK economy: mixed messages muddle markets

ReutersNewsPublished: June 29, 2017
Published: June 29, 2017

Sterling climbed close to $1.30 - its highest since before Britain's parliamentary elections - as investors brought forward their expectations for when the BOE will begin to tighten monetary policy. Consumer borrowing was up sharply in May, but as David Pollard reports, consumer confidence is down - and there is confusion in the markets over the central bank's guidance.

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