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Tuesday, Mar 12
U.K. deficit in trade of goods £8.195B in January vs £8.74B in December and...
U.K. deficit in trade of goods £8.195B in January vs £8.74B in December and consensus of £9B. Services surplus £5.8B. Total deficit seasonally adjusted £2.36B in January vs £2.81B in December. Export volumes (excluding oil and erratics) unchanged in three months to January, while import volumes -2%. Although the pound has slumped following the trade and production figures, the FTSE 100 is +0.1%. (PR)