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Britain after Brexit: UK forecasters have got it wrong

Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 05:50

London

IN early June, the average forecast for UK gross domestic product (GDP) growth in 2017, according to a survey conducted by the UK Treasury, was 2.1 per cent. The July post-referendum forecast cut this to 0.5 per cent. In August, the forecast bounced back a smidgeon to 0.7 per cent