LONDON, Aug. 16, 2019 - Photo taken on Aug. 16, 2019 shows the Bank of England in London, Britain. British gross domestic product (GDP) contracted by 0.2 percent in the second quarter (Q2) of 2019 compared with the first quarter, figures released Friday by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) showed. This is the biggest fall and the first contraction for Britain's economic growth since 2012.
A bus runs past Bank of England in London, Britain, Aug. 16, 2019.
A man walks past London Stock Exchange in London, Britain, Aug. 16, 2019.