U.K. Q2 GDP preliminary +0.6% on quarter vs +0.3% in Q1 and consensus of +0.6%. On year, GDP...

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U.K. Q2 GDP preliminary +0.6% on quarter vs +0.3% in Q1 and consensus of +0.6%. On year, GDP +1.4% vs +0.3% and +1.4%. Sterling (GBB) takes a dive and is +0.2% to $1.5341 after being +0.4% prior to the release of the figures. U.K. shares (FKU) stay lower and are -0.3%. (PR)