UK economic growth revised upwards

UK economic growth during the second quarter of 2013 has been revised up to 0.7%, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

The ONS reported growth of 0.7% instead of its initial 0.6% estimate released last month for the three months to June.

This upwards revision between the first and second estimate can be attributed to small upwards revisions across a number of the main industrial groupings.

All four major sectors - agriculture, production, construction and services - have experienced growth ... For the full story register now for free or login below...