UK economy grew by just 0.1% in July – ONS

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LONDON — Britain’s economy barely grew in July, rising by just 0.1% from June, the weakest expansion since January when the country went back into strict lockdown rules, official data showed on Friday.

Economists polled by Reuters had mostly expected month-on-month growth of 0.6% in gross domestic product.

(Reporting by William Schomberg and Andy Bruce; Editing by Paul Sandle)