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UK economy unexpectedly jumps in May as doctors and travel agents get busy

Britain's new finance minister, Nadhim Zahawi, welcomed the signs of growth but said there was no room for complacency

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UK economy | doctors | Holidays

Reuters  |  London 



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Britain's grew unexpectedly in May, driven by a rise in doctor appointments but also broader demand for things such as holidays, according to data that could reassure the about its plans to keep on raising interest rates.

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First Published: Wed, July 13 2022. 16:35 IST

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