The UK economy is expected to have picked up sharply in the second quarter of the year, when official figures are published later.
An expected rise of around 0.6% in gross domestic product (GDP) would double the previous increase of 0.3%.
The predicted rise would be the best performance, excluding special events, since the third quarter of 2011.
Kathleen Brooks, research director at Forex.com said: “Most people in the know expect growth to expand, but there’s a question mark over how strong that growth will be.”
Sky News 
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