The decline in UK GDP growth in the first quarter of 2012 was today revealed to be worse than expected, after the Office for National Statistics reported a worse than feared fall of 0.3%.
The ONS revised down the contraction from an initial reading which showed a fall of 0.2%.
Prior to the announcement, markets had been expecting the figure to remain unchanged.
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