Economics Weekly by Lloyds TSB

The approach of autumn has brought with it a slight chill in the air. Having posted a strong performance in the second quarter, recent coincident and leading indicators suggest that the UK economy could be headed for a pronounced slowdown in the second half. UK faces autumn chill

The approach of autumn has brought with it a slight chill in the air. Having posted a strong performance in the second quarter, recent coincident and leading indicators suggest that the UK economy could be headed for a pronounced slowdown in the second half. In this week’s commentary, we review some of the recent indicators and assess their implications for the UK economy over the coming months.

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