UK data – BRC sales (like-for-like), April: +5.6% y/y (expected +0.5%)

British Retail Consortium Like-for-like Sales for April 2017, up 5.6% y/y
– expected +0.5% y/y
– prior -1.0%

I did a double-take on that one … sort of redefines the word ‘BEAT’