Third of businesses think investment has been ‘too low’ – BoE survey

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New BoE survey examines UK 'underinvestment'

Results of a study conducted by the Bank of England (BoE) show a third of businesses surveyed felt their investment levels have been “too low” in recent years.

Published alongside an analysis of the findings in the BoE’s latest quarterly bulletin, the Finance and Investment Decisions survey compiled results from 1,220 businesses. It looked at how businesses make investment decisions, how their decisions are financed and what obstacles are currently preventing investment.

“About two thirds of

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