King warns of 'considerably weaker' economy figures

Sir Mervyn King, the Governor of the Bank of England, has warned in a speech tonight that "growth in quarter four will almost certainly turn out to have been considerably weaker than in quarter three" when figures are published on Friday.

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Mervyn King's economy warning

The outgoing Bank of England Governor Sir Mervyn King warned in a speech yesterday that Friday's economic growth figures are likely to be ''considerably weaker" than the summer's figures of 0.9%