U.K. Export Optimism Rises on Boost From Weaker Pound, CBI Says

  • Overseas orders increase to highest in two and half years
  • Sterling’s decline also pushing up import costs for companies

Euro-Area Economy Shows Encouraging Signs, Says MacKinnon

Export optimism in the U.K. has risen to the highest in two-and-a-half years thanks to the pound’s depreciation since the Brexit vote, according to the Confederation of British Industry.

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