UK Markets closed
  • FTSE 100

    6,907.98
    -55.66 (-0.80%)
     
  • FTSE 250

    23,398.65
    -260.29 (-1.10%)
     
  • AIM

    1,256.47
    -19.27 (-1.51%)
     
  • GBP/EUR

    1.1651
    -0.0062 (-0.53%)
     
  • GBP/USD

    1.3674
    -0.0063 (-0.4608%)
     
  • BTC-GBP

    32,565.74
    -2,671.21 (-7.58%)
     
  • CMC Crypto 200

    1,100.45
    -33.94 (-2.99%)
     
  • S&P 500

    4,360.20
    -72.79 (-1.64%)
     
  • DOW

    34,059.53
    -525.35 (-1.52%)
     
  • CRUDE OIL

    70.98
    -0.99 (-1.38%)
     
  • GOLD FUTURES

    1,764.80
    +13.40 (+0.77%)
     
  • NIKKEI 225

    30,500.05
    +176.75 (+0.58%)
     
  • HANG SENG

    24,099.14
    -821.62 (-3.30%)
     
  • DAX

    15,147.24
    -342.93 (-2.21%)
     
  • CAC 40

    6,458.66
    -111.53 (-1.70%)
     

Spending on UK cards dips to 94% of pre-pandemic level

FILE PHOTO: Shoppers crossing the road in Oxford Street, in London

LONDON (Reuters) - Spending on credit and debit cards in Britain fell in the week to Aug. 12 to 94% of its level just before the pandemic, down by 5 percentage points from the previous week, according to payment data provided by the Bank of England.

Separate figures published by Britain's statistics office showed online job adverts on the Adzuna website decreased marginally to 128% of their February 2020 level.

(Reporting by Andy Bruce; Editing by William Schomberg)

Our goal is to create a safe and engaging place for users to connect over interests and passions. In order to improve our community experience, we are temporarily suspending article commenting