The custom index, designed to show the impact of the separation process on the U.K., is made up of indicators for employment, inflation, growth and uncertainty. The higher the number, the healthier the economy – and vice versa.
By the Bloomberg Brexit Team
Last updated: July 28, 2017
The Bloomberg Brexit Barometer rose sharply to 26.7, its highest level in four months, returning it to “cloudy” territory for the first time since late April. New European Commission survey data showed manufacturing confidence at a nearly 20-year high and a healthier mood also in the services sector. This offset mixed consumer confidence signals, with one measure rising from June while another, released by market-research firm GfK, dropped to match its weakest reading since just after the Brexit vote. The next round of talks are scheduled for the last week of August.