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UK services growth at six-year high, PMI survey suggests

The UK's services sector has expanded at its fastest pace since December 2006, a survey has indicated.

The Markit/CIPS Services Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) rose to 60.2 in July from 56.9 the month before, a stronger showing than economists had expected.

The BBC's business correspondent Ben Thompson explains the latest performance figures.

  • 05 Aug 2013
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