New figures fuel triple-dip fears

Press Association
Manufacturing
Manufacturing

A dire month for manufacturers after output slid by 1.5% during a snow-hit January has deepened the UK's triple-dip recession fears.


The latest gloomy figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) put further pressure on the pound, which declined to a new two-and-a-half-year low of 1.48 against the US dollar.
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