U.K. Growth Forecasts Raised by Niesr on ‘Robust’ Retail Outlook

U.K. Growth Forecasts Raised by Niesr on ‘Robust’ Retail Outlook

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A businessman passes a handbag window display at a Louis Vuitton store, operated by LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SA, in Edinburgh. Rising house prices and increasing consumer confidence aided the U.K. economy’s expansion of 0.6 percent in the second quarter.