LONDON | Brexit’s toll: UK economy at weakest since financial crisis

11Feb - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News

LONDON (AP) — Mounting uncertainty over Brexit saw the British economy slow last year to its weakest growth rate since the aftermath of the global financial crisis, official figures released Monday.

The Office for National Statistics said that the British economy grew by a quarterly rate of only 0.2 percent during the fourth quarter, down from the 0.6 percent tick recorded in the previous three-month period. Output actually fell in the month of December by 0.4 percent from the month before.

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