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UK card spending steady at 97% of pre-COVID level last week: ONS

A Union Jack themed Visa credit card is seen amongst British currency in this photo illustration taken in Manchester, Britain

LONDON (Reuters) - The level of spending on credit and debit cards in Britain stood at 97% of its pre-pandemic average in the week to Oct. 21, broadly unchanged from the previous week's reading, official data showed on Thursday.

(Reporting by Andy Bruce, editing by David Milliken)

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