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Weekly Economic Perspective

Robust Growth in UK Services Activity

Chief Economist
Investment Strategist

The Economy

  • The US housing recession is over. Read our special report.
  • US macro data remains mixed and noisy.
  • Canadian unemployment rate falls.
  • Robust growth for UK services sector.
  • Italian data softens.
  • Japanese wages rise less than expected.
  • The RBA remains on a hawkish hold.

Spotlight On Next Week

  • US retail sales seen down slightly in January.
  • UK unemployment rate to fall.
  • Japan’s Q4 GDP to decline sequentially.
  • Aussie employment may have bounced back.

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