UK economy to lag peers over next two years – Reuters poll
According to the results of the latest poll on the UK economic outlook, a majority of the economists polled say the UK growth risks are skewed to the downside.
Most economists polled say UK growth risks are to the downside.
UK economy to lag peers over next two years.
20% chance of UK recession in the coming year.
Some see 0.25% rate hike in Q4 2018.
But 27 out of 55 economists expect no change vs Q2 2019 prev.
2017 GDP 1.5% unchanged vs previous, 2018 1.3% vs 1.4% prev.
Bank of England (BOE) to raise rates by 25 bps in Q4 2018 to 0.75%.
But 27 Of 55 economists expect no change (Q2 2019 Nov 3 Poll).