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S&P Global/CIPS Flash PMIs (May 2023)

May’s PMIs suggest that economic growth is being supported by the services sector while manufacturing activity continues to contract. The strength in services activity may be supporting persistent domestic inflationary pressures, which will increase the pressure on the Bank of England to raise interest rates above 4.50% at the next policy meeting in June.

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