UK Factory Orders Stronger Than Expected

The CBI's monthly industrial orders balance improved to +8 in February 2017 from +5 in the previous month, well above its long-run average of -15 and better than market expectations of +3. It was the highest reading since February 2015, as expectations regarding output and domestic prices over the next 3 months rose further.

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GDPGDP YoYGDP QoQInterest rateInflation rateJobless rateGov. BudgetDebt/GDPCurrent AccountCurrencyPopulation
180371.90%1.90%0.75%2.50%4.80%-3.20%104.17%-2.70119.89324.30
116021.70%0.40%0.00%1.80%9.60%-2.10%90.70%3.701.06339.89
110086.80%1.70%4.35%2.50%4.02%-3.80%43.90%2.706.861374.62
41231.70%0.20%-0.10%0.30%3.10%-6.00%229.20%2.90113.07126.86
33631.20%0.40%0.00%1.90%3.90%0.60%71.20%8.801.0682.18
28582.20%0.60%0.25%1.80%4.80%-4.40%89.20%-5.201.2565.38
24191.10%0.40%0.00%1.40%10.00%-3.60%96.10%-1.401.0666.63
20957.30%1.80%6.25%3.17%4.90%-3.50%69.00%-1.2566.911299.00
18221.10%0.20%0.00%0.90%12.00%-2.60%132.70%2.201.0660.67
1775-2.90%-0.80%13.00%5.35%12.00%-8.90%69.49%-1.303.08206.08
15511.30%0.90%0.50%1.50%6.80%0.10%91.50%-3.301.3136.44
13782.30%0.40%1.25%2.00%3.60%-3.00%37.90%7.701145.1850.80
13401.80%-0.50%1.50%1.50%5.70%-2.40%36.80%-4.600.7724.13
1331-0.40%-0.57%10.00%5.00%5.30%-2.60%17.70%5.1058.06146.50
11993.00%0.70%0.00%3.00%18.63%-5.10%99.20%1.501.0646.45
11442.20%0.60%6.25%4.72%3.40%-3.50%43.20%-2.8020.41122.27
8624.94%-1.77%4.75%3.49%5.61%-2.53%27.00%-1.8013351.00258.70
7502.30%0.50%0.00%1.70%5.30%-1.80%65.10%9.101.0616.98
718-1.80%-2.70%8.00%9.22%12.10%-1.20%32.90%-4.503.6279.81
6711.30%0.00%-0.75%0.30%3.70%0.00%34.40%11.001.008.33
6460.90%0.90%2.00%1.70%5.70%-15.00%5.90%-8.203.7531.74
583-3.80%-0.20%24.75%40.50%8.50%-5.40%48.40%-0.9015.6743.59
5232.88%0.45%1.38%2.25%3.82%-1.40%31.70%14.5030.7723.53
510-18.60%6.80%22.49%800.00%7.30%-11.50%49.80%1.409.9931.03
4962.80%0.50%-0.50%1.40%7.30%0.00%43.40%5.408.939.85
481-2.24%8.99%14.00%18.72%13.90%-1.60%11.50%-3.80315.00182.20
4772.70%1.70%1.50%1.80%8.70%-2.60%51.30%-0.204.0638.44
4551.10%0.40%0.00%2.65%7.60%-2.60%106.00%1.601.0611.31
4250.60%20.00%9.20%12.70%-2.58%16.36%0.4132394.0079.70
3953.00%0.40%1.50%1.55%0.80%-2.50%44.40%8.1035.0267.96
3871.80%1.10%0.50%2.80%4.70%5.70%31.70%9.008.335.21
3771.80%0.50%0.00%1.40%10.60%-1.20%86.20%2.601.068.69
3703.40%3.90%1.50%2.60%4.20%5.00%15.68%5.803.679.16
3312.30%4.90%14.75%28.10%12.60%-11.50%85.00%-3.4015.8183.40
3150.70%0.20%7.00%6.60%26.50%-4.20%50.10%-4.4013.0555.91
3091.90%0.60%1.00%1.20%3.30%1.30%32.00%3.107.767.30
2993.80%1.50%0.10%0.10%4.30%-2.15%64.80%4.143.718.63
2964.50%1.40%3.00%1.80%3.50%-3.20%53.20%1.304.4631.70
2951.20%0.40%-0.65%0.90%4.30%-2.10%40.20%7.107.005.71
2932.90%12.30%0.46%0.20%2.20%1.30%104.70%19.801.425.60
2921.20%0.30%7.50%5.47%8.70%-4.00%38.00%-6.502884.4048.75
2926.60%1.70%3.00%2.70%4.70%-0.90%42.10%2.9050.39103.90
2846.90%4.00%0.00%0.00%7.10%-2.30%93.80%4.901.064.72
2714.24%4.24%5.75%3.66%5.90%-5.30%64.80%-1.20104.81193.56
2411.60%0.60%3.25%2.80%6.10%-2.20%17.50%-2.10641.1518.19
2320.20%-0.50%0.00%0.80%7.90%-2.70%63.10%0.001.065.49
1991.90%0.60%0.00%1.30%10.50%-4.40%129.00%0.701.0610.34
1950.30%-0.40%0.00%1.20%23.00%-7.20%176.90%-1.801.0610.78
1957.11%7.05%6.75%5.15%4.30%-4.70%27.20%1.7080.07159.90