City views | Do you think the UK economic recovery will continue?

DAVID STORY | COSTAIN
Construction is doing very well and the government just announced an increase in infrastructure spending, so I think it’s going to continue doing well. When there is growth in construction the rest of the economy also grows.”

JOSEPH EDWARDS | FIDELITY
I think it’s a very slow-burning, long-tem story from the depths of the previous recession. There are no easy fixes—gentle healing is underway but there is a long road ahead.”

STEVE PATRICK | COMMERZBANK
Yes, very slowly for the next three or four years if interest rates remain low and people keep buying houses. But the economic figures are not so good as they are made out to be, I think we’ll find them down again by the end of the third quarter.”