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UK Economy Grows More than Expected

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s economy picked up slightly in the three months through September, official figures showed Wednesday, making it more likely that the Bank of England could raise interest rates next month for the first time in a decade.

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Bank of England Revises Up UK Growth Forecast

LONDON (AP) — The Bank of England revised up its economic growth forecasts for the British economy for the coming three years, crediting much of the improvement to the government’s decision to ease up on austerity in the wake of the country’s vote to leave the European Union.

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'. …

Brexit Boom: UK Companies Growing After Brexit Vote

(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.

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Brexit Boom: Government to Spend 1.3 Billion on Roads 

(REUTERS) – Chancellor Phillip Hammond will this week announce 1.3 billion pounds in new spending on roads as part of his plans to bolster the economy as Britain prepares to leave the European Union, the Treasury said on Sunday.

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Remain Supporting Virgin Enjoys Brexit Boom

(REUTERS) – British lender Virgin Money Holdings Plc (VM.L) reported a 19 percent jump in nine-month gross mortgage lending, and said customer demand continued to be strong after Britain’s vote to leave the European Union.

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Lloyds Bank Shrugs Off Brexit Fears With Steady Performance

(REUTERS) – Lloyds Banking Group (LLOY.L) defied expectations on Wednesday of a squeeze on earnings after Britain’s surprise vote to quit the European Union by reporting third-quarter profits largely unchanged from a year earlier.

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Sterling Firms On Calm Over Brexit

(REUTERS) – Sterling rose on Wednesday amid indications Britain may avoid an aggressive and potentially damaging exit from the European Union, while the dollar hit a seven-month high against a basket of major rivals ahead of the release of Federal Reserve meeting minutes.

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UK House Price Crisis Eases After Brexit Vote

LONDON, Sept 30 (Reuters) – British house prices rose more slowly in September than in August, according to figures from mortgage lender Nationwide, adding to signs of a cooling in the housing market after voters decided in June to leave the European Union.

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Brexit Boom: Pound Up On Euro And Dollar Two Months After Vote

LONDON, Sept 6 (Reuters) – Sterling rose to trade near a 7-week high against the dollar on Tuesday, amid expectations that Britain had probably dodged a recession in coming months with the economy showing signs of resilience in the aftermath of the shock Brexit vote.