Hopes that the economy has emerged from the double-dip recession were boosted today as a survey showed an improvement in the outlook for manufacturers.
A balance of 7% of manufacturers surveyed by the CBI this month expect to increase their volume of output in the next three months, compared to a flat August balance.
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