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UK Recession Threat Is Now Almost 50-50 for Economists

  • Bloomberg poll shows risk has tripled since the start of 2022
  • Boris Johnson’s successor must cope with weaker economy
Economists are turning increasingly pessimistic because of a surge in inflation.

Economists are turning increasingly pessimistic because of a surge in inflation.

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The risk of a UK recession in the next 12 months is now almost 50-50, according to a Bloomberg survey that underscores the darkening outlook for the economy.