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  • UK construction PMI rises to 52.6 in Feb, beats estimates.
  • GBP/USD attempts recovery above 1.3000.
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The construction sector activity in the UK unexpectedly expanded last month, the latest survey report from Markit Economics showed this Tuesday.

The final Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) came in at 52.6 in February, up from 48.4 recorded in January and beat the consensus estimates pointing to a reading of 48.8 by a big margin.

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