UK's stats bureau on Wednesday noted December manufacturing prices fell by -0.8% from the prior month; input prices paid by factories were off -1.1% in the period also. Economists had expected manufacturing prices up +0.3% in December.

UK's stats bureau on Wednesday noted December manufacturing prices fell by -0.8% from the prior month; input prices paid by factories were off -1.1% in the period also.  Economists had expected manufacturing prices up +0.3% in December.