Friday, April 25, 2008
First-quarter GDP up 0.4%
Posted by David Smith at 09:45 AM
Category: Thoughts and responses

The economy grew by a below-trend 0.4% in the first quarter, broadly in line with expectations - the choice was between 0.4% and 0.5%. GDP was up by 2.5% on a year earlier. So 63 consecutive quarters of growth, but clearly slowing from last year's pace. Details available on the ONS website.