The CBI reports its U.K August retail sales index falling to -14 vs. July's -5, slightly lower...

|By:, SA News Editor

The CBI reports its U.K August retail sales index falling to -14 vs. July's -5, slightly lower than expectations and the worst figure in more than a year. The expectations index sinks to -11, the lowest in 18 months. U.K. shares are reluctant joiners in today's "risk-on" move in Europe, +0.1%. The pound is flat.