High hopes for economy

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HOPES for a stable and sustained recovery have been boosted.

Official figures released yesterday by the Office for National Statistics show the economy is becoming less reliant on consumer spending after a surge in business investment.

The new data shows business investment rose by 2.4 per cent quarter on quarter in the final three months of 2013.

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