U.K. industrial production slipped in January to -0.4% from 0.5% prior and 0.3% forecasted. On the year, the reading inched up to -3.6% compared with the revised -3.7% from -3.6% and median estimates of -0.8%. Manufacturing production for the same month dropped to -0.9% from both prior and median expectations of 0.9% and 0.2% respectively. Annually, the reading plunged to 0.2%, lower than the prior of -1.9% and forecasts of 1.4%.