Industrial Production in the U.K. plunged to -2.5%, lower than the preceding 0.5%, whereas the yearly reading declined to -11.2%,below the previous -9.3%. Economists had penciled in a surge of 0.2% on the month and a drop of 8.7% on the year.

As for manufacturing production, it retreated to -1.9%relative to the previous 0.9% revised to 0.7%and the estimated 0.3%. Annually, the reading came in at -11.3%,worse than both predicted and previous readings of -9.3% and -10.1% respectively, whereas the previous was revised to -10.2%.