UK experiencing growth 'soft patch': BoE’s Bean


Charlie Bean, the deputy governor for monetary policy at the Bank of England, on Thursday said demand factors would determine whether the slow level of growth in the UK is temporary or a prolonged process.

At the Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Bean said: "Measures of consumer and business confidence and the reports from our agents around the country, point to a slackening in the underlying rate of expansion around the turn of the year. The crucial question is

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