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UK consumers recover some confidence after Brexit vote hit - survey

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LONDON British consumers have regained some of the confidence they lost after the Brexit vote in June, according to a survey published on Friday, the latest sign that households are largely taking the decision to leave the European Union in their stride.

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British economy escapes Brexit blow, for now 26 Aug 2016

LONDON Britain's high streets are heaving with shoppers despite June's shock vote to leave the European Union, big companies have reported few signs of distress and some tabloid newspapers are even talking about a post-Brexit economic boom. | Video

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Brexit to crimp housing market, foreign buyers eye sterling bargains - poll 25 Aug 2016

LONDON Britain's vote to leave the European Union will have a negative impact on both prices and turnover in the UK housing market, with foreign investors set to benefit most from bargains among sterling-priced assets, a Reuters poll found.

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UK public inflation expectations stable in August - Citi/YouGov 25 Aug 2016

LONDON Expectations for inflation in Britain in the next 12 months stabilised this month after rising sharply in July, according to a Citi/YouGov survey on Thursday.

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British car output up in July but growth slows 25 Aug 2016

LONDON British car production rose in July but at a slower pace than in June, according to an industry group which urged the government to make sure the country's exit from the European Union does not hamper the sector.

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UK banks approve fewest mortgages since January 2015, consumer credit growth strong 24 Aug 2016

LONDON The number of mortgages approved by British banks fell to its lowest in a year in the month following Britain's vote to leave the European Union, but robust credit growth added to signs that the decision has had little impact on consumers so far.

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Scottish economy to see 2-11 billion pounds Brexit hit, government says 23 Aug 2016

EDINBURGH Leaving the European Union will sap Scotland's economy by between 1.7 and 11.2 billion pounds ($14.76 billion) by 2030, depending on which new trade relationship Britain chooses, the Scottish government said on Tuesday.

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UK manufacturing export orders highest in two years after Brexit vote 23 Aug 2016

LONDON Orders for British manufacturing exports hit a two-year peak in August following a Brexit-induced fall in sterling, as the weaker pound also pushed up price expectations to their highest in over a year, a survey showed on Tuesday.

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British supermarket sales edge higher - Kantar 23 Aug 2016

LONDON British grocery sales rose 0.3 percent year on year in the 12 weeks to Aug. 14, with the march of the German discounters continuing unabated while market leader Tesco notched its slowest rate of decline in six months.

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UK public finances improve less than expected despite corporation tax boost 19 Aug 2016

LONDON - Britain's public finances showed a smaller-than-expected budget surplus in July despite strong corporation tax receipts, according to the first official budget figures since the country's Brexit vote.

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