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UK cards data shows slight rise in consumer spending

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LONDON (Reuters) - Bank of England data on credit and debit card payments showed consumer spending in the week to June 24 rose to 93% of its pre-pandemic average, up by two percentage points from the previous week, the Office for National Statistics said.

(Writing by William Schomberg; Editing by Kate Holton)

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