Higher demand and more jobs failed to boost output growth
Thursday 29 Mar 2018 Author: Lisa-Marie Janes

Investors will be keen to find out whether UK manufacturing growth can bounce back from an eight-month low in February when Markit reports the latest data on 3 April.

The Purchasing Managers’ Index dipped from 55.3 in January to 55.2 in February after slower output growth offset new order inflows. A reading of over 50 implies growth while one under 50 suggests contraction.

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