UK July 2018 GBP and trade on 10.09.2018
- GDP prior 0.1%
- July Trade balance -9.97B£ vs -11.75B exp, prior -11.38B, revised to -10.68B
- Total trade balance -0.111B£ vs -2.1B exp, prior -1.861B
- Trade balance non-EU -2.80B£ vs -3.3B exp , prior -2.94B, revised to -2.86B
GDP smalls better, trade deficits lowest since Feb . GBP relatively unmoved as IP slows.
ONS says GDP lifted by the World Cup and warm weather boosting retails sales, construction also a bit stronger.