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Next week's economics: 4-8 Nov

Chris Dillow

Chris Dillow
Next week's economics: 4-8 Nov

The UK is on the verge of recession, next week’s figures could show. Purchasing managers are expected to report that construction activity fell again in October – thanks in part to companies putting investment projects on ice because of Brexit uncertainty – while the services sector stagnated. With manufacturing also in the doldrums, this would be consistent with GDP falling a little in the month.

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