Brexit Boom: UK Companies Growing After Brexit Vote

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne deliver a speech on the potential economic impact to the UK on leaving the European Union (EU), at a B&Q Store Support Office, on May 23, 2016 in Chandler's Ford, near Eastleigh, England. Osborne warned that Brexit would lead Britain into a 'year-long recession'. …
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(REUTERS) – British companies continued to grow modestly in the three months to November and are expected to keep up that pace into 2017, a survey showed on Sunday, chiming with a resilient picture for the British economy so far since June’s EU referendum vote.

The survey by the Confederation of British Industry’s (CBI)showed private sector growth gathered a little bit of speed compared with the three months to October.

Retailers and consumer-facing firms said sale volumes edged higher, reflecting how many British households have continued to spend after the Brexit vote in June.

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