Lloyds Business Barometer for February comes in at

  • prior 35 (a nine-month high)

Commentary via Reuters :

  • businesses had become more upbeat about prospects for the economy, although they were less confident about their own prospects
  • Lloyds said there was little sign that companies were planning a significant pick-up in pay growth


Lloyds business confidence survey is of 1,200 companies


ps, on separate posts are the other data points out at the same time:

  • GfK Consumer Confidence (February)
  • BRC shop price index (February)