The preliminary reading for United Kingdom's Total Business Investment in the first quarter investment surged on the beginning of the economy's rebound from the longest recession on record. Investment surged 6.0% on the quarter following the previous quarter's 4.3% slump, surpassing expectations heavily for a drop of 0.6%.

On the year, investment was down 11.0% easing the decline from the previous -23.5% and still managed to beat modest projections for -16.5%.