• Prior 0.1%. Revised to 0.0%
  • 3.9% vs 4.1% exp y/y. Prior 2.6% revised to 2.5%
  • Ex-fuel 0.2% vs 0.3% exp m/m. Prior 0.5% revised to 0.4%
  • 4.5% vs 4.8% exp y/y. Prior 3.4% revised to 3.3%

The headline number is ok as it confirms the rise over last month and though these are only marginal drops from expectations they also show a decent rise over July.

Cable unmoved at 1.6307 after a little walk about between 1.6296 and 1.6316

Remember this story?

In America they talk about 3D printing of food and shoes while in Europe they worry how powerful your hoover is

Well, the ONS says that one of the biggest gains in the data was from sales of high powered vacuum cleaners ahead of the ban that came in at the beginning of the month. Don’t say we’re never first to the news that matters

UK retail sales 18 09 2014

UK retail sales 18 09 2014