POUND LIVE: Sterling steady but UK factories optimistic 'despite Brexit'

POUND LIVE: Sterling steady but UK factories optimistic 'despite Brexit'
 

7.22am - UPDATE - UK factories 'optimisitc' for 2018
The Pound is up a very thin 0.02 per cent to 1.1279 against the Euro this morning, but down 0.19 per cent to 1.3549 against the Dollar.
A new survey by EEF-AIG survey has have shown that the acceleration in the global economy and the boost to exports from a weaker pound have helped swell UK factory order books.
The poll by the manufacturers’ organisation EEF and the insurance gaint AIG found 40% per cent of companies were planning for growth in 2018 while 19 per cent were expecting a downturn in their business.
EEF’s chief executive,... read more

 
8 January 2018 in Business, Views: 58
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