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Daily Telegraph
Strong US labour market muddies picture for Federal ReserveBut a collapse in manufacturing and slowdown in the dominant service sector at
Strong US labour market muddies picture for Federal Reserve
Daily Telegraph / Posted 5 hours ago
But a collapse in manufacturing and slowdown in the dominant service sector at the end of last year had dampened the prospect of more monetary tightening, causing the dollar to fall 3pc this week - its sharpest decline in 20 years. The dollar edged... Read more
7h
Daily Telegraph
Slowing US jobs growth pressures Fed to take foot off the pedalBut a softer pace of job creation at the start of 2016, coupled with renewed st
Slowing US jobs growth pressures Fed to take foot off the pedal
Daily Telegraph / Posted 7 hours ago
But a softer pace of job creation at the start of 2016, coupled with renewed stock market panic, should see the central bank retreat from another round of monetary tightening at its next major policy meeting in March, according to analysts. "With... Read more
8h
FOX Business
U.S. Economy Adds 151,000 Jobs in JanuaryThe U.S. added 151,000 jobs in January, weaker than expected and additional fue
U.S. Economy Adds 151,000 Jobs in January
FOX Business / Posted 8 hours ago
The U.S. added 151,000 jobs in January, weaker than expected and additional fuel for concerns the U.S. economy is slowing down. There were silver linings to be found in the clouds, however, as wages and worker participation rose. The headline... Read more
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FOX Business
U.S. Economy Adds 151,000 Jobs in JanuaryThe U.S. added 151,000 jobs in January, weaker than expected and additional fue
U.S. Economy Adds 151,000 Jobs in January
FOX Business / Posted 8 hours ago
The U.S. added 151,000 jobs in January, weaker than expected and additional fuel for concerns the U.S. economy is slowing down. Continue Reading Below There were silver linings to be found in the clouds, however, as wages and worker participation... Read more
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EuroNews
A weak start of 2016 for eurozone businesses,A disappointing start to the year for eurozone businesses with the dominant ser
A weak start of 2016 for eurozone businesses,
EuroNews / Posted yesterday
A disappointing start to the year for eurozone businesses with the dominant service sector suffering just as much as manufacturing. The results of the latest surveys of companies show tepid growth. And that was despite firms cutting prices for the... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Confidence among service sector slips to three-year low Forecasts for firms are gloomy Confidence among firms in Britain's powerhous
Confidence among service sector slips to three-year low
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
Forecasts for firms are gloomy Confidence among firms in Britain's powerhouse services sector has reached its lowest point for three years amid fears of further turmoil in the markets,... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Comcast Corporation and Autodesk Inc. Leap as Stocks RiseVolatile trading produced big swings in stocks today. After falling by 1% at on
Comcast Corporation and Autodesk Inc. Leap as Stocks Rise
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
Volatile trading produced big swings in stocks today. After falling by 1% at one point in the trading session, the Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed back to gain 183 points, or 1%, as the S&P 500 added 10 points, or 0.5%. In economic news, the... Read more
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heraldscotland
UK services companies' expectations of future growth at three-year lowAround 44 per cent of services companies predicted growth in activity on a 12-m
UK services companies' expectations of future growth at three-year low
heraldscotland / Posted 2 days ago
Around 44 per cent of services companies predicted growth in activity on a 12-month view in the latest survey, with a decline forecast by nine per cent of respondents. This was the least-positive response for three years. CIPS’s business activity... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
We just got terrible news about the most important part of the US economyThe services sector is slowing down. Even as the manufacturing sector fell int
We just got terrible news about the most important part of the US economy
Stamford Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
The services sector is slowing down. Even as the manufacturing sector fell into a recession and remained there for much of 2015, the services sector — which makes up two-thirds of economic activity — held up in expansionary territory. It, too,... Read more
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Connecticut Post
We just got terrible news about the most important part of the US economyThe services sector is slowing down. Even as the manufacturing sector fell int
We just got terrible news about the most important part of the US economy
Connecticut Post / Posted 2 days ago
The services sector is slowing down. Even as the manufacturing sector fell into a recession and remained there for much of 2015, the services sector — which makes up two-thirds of economic activity — held up in expansionary territory. It, too,... Read more
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express
Stock market turmoil hits hopes for growth in services sector BRITAIN’S dominant services sector continued to power economic growth last mo
Stock market turmoil hits hopes for growth in services sector
express / Posted 2 days ago
BRITAIN’S dominant services sector continued to power economic growth last month, but stock market turmoil and the impact of higher wages have pushed business confidence to a three-year... Read more
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Business Insider
We just got terrible news about the most important part of the US economyThe manufacturing sector fell into a recession and remained there for much of 2
We just got terrible news about the most important part of the US economy
Business Insider / Posted 2 days ago
The manufacturing sector fell into a recession and remained there for much of 2015. But the services sector — which makes up two-thirds of economic activity — held up in expansionary territory. It, too, however, is now seeing reduced growth. Two... Read more
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The China Post
Amid market turmoil, eurozone economy lags LONDON -- The economic recovery in the 19-country eurozone lost steam in Janu
Amid market turmoil, eurozone economy lags
The China Post / Posted 2 days ago
LONDON -- The economic recovery in the 19-country eurozone lost steam in January, a closely watched survey found Wednesday, a sign that the turmoil in global financial markets is beginning to weigh on... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Eurozone economy 'losing steam' amid market turmoilLONDON (AP) - The economic recovery in the 19-country eurozone lost steam in Ja
Eurozone economy 'losing steam' amid market turmoil
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 2 days ago
LONDON (AP) - The economic recovery in the 19-country eurozone lost steam in January, a closely watched survey found Wednesday, a sign that the turmoil in global financial markets is beginning to weigh on business activity. Financial information... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Eurozone retail sales rise for first month in fourEU data shows December upswing in retail sales, PMI surveys better than first e
Eurozone retail sales rise for first month in four
The Courier Mail / Posted 2 days ago
EU data shows December upswing in retail sales, PMI surveys better than first estimated. Retail sales in the eurozone rose for the first time in four months during December, according to European Union statistics agency data on Wednesday, while... Read more
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2d
thebee
UK Growth Picks Up Pace At Start Of YearBritain's dominant services sector grew more quickly than expected last month s
UK Growth Picks Up Pace At Start Of Year
thebee / Posted 2 days ago
Britain's dominant services sector grew more quickly than expected last month suggesting that the UK economy picked up speed at the start of 2016, new figures show. The UK recovery lost some of its momentum last year with the last quarter of 2015... Read more
2d
RTE News
Euro zone firms had disappointing start to 2016Euro zone businesses started 2016 in slightly better shape than first thought,
Euro zone firms had disappointing start to 2016
RTE News / Posted 2 days ago
Euro zone businesses started 2016 in slightly better shape than first thought, a new survey has found. But January's pace of growth matched only the weakest seen in the past year, adding to pressure on the ECB to ease policy again. That tepid... Read more
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Evening Standard
Global gloom starts to ‘crack’ UK economic confidenceConfidence among the UK’s dominant services firms has slumped to a three-year l
Global gloom starts to ‘crack’ UK economic confidence
Evening Standard / Posted 2 days ago
Confidence among the UK’s dominant services firms has slumped to a three-year low as “cracks” appear in the country’s resilience to looming threats, experts have warned. Fears over a potential Brexit, a Chinese slowdown and recent volatility in... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Euro zone businesses had disappointing start to 2016Euro zone businesses started 2016 in slightly better shape than first thought b
Euro zone businesses had disappointing start to 2016
The Globe and Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Euro zone businesses started 2016 in slightly better shape than first thought but January’s pace of growth matched only the weakest seen in the past year, adding to pressure on the ECB to ease policy again, a survey found. That tepid growth came... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Eurozone economy 'losing steam' amid market turmoilLONDON (AP) - The economic recovery in the 19-country eurozone lost steam in Ja
Eurozone economy 'losing steam' amid market turmoil
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
LONDON (AP) - The economic recovery in the 19-country eurozone lost steam in January, a closely watched survey found Wednesday, a sign that the turmoil in global financial markets is beginning to weigh on business activity. Financial information... Read more
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International Business Times
UK service sector grows in January but confidence hits three-year low, PMI shows The UK services sector grew at a faster pace than expected in January thanks to
UK service sector grows in January but confidence hits three-year low, PMI shows
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
The UK services sector grew at a faster pace than expected in January thanks to a stronger inflow of new business, while employment in the industry rose at its quickest rate in three months, but confidence fell to a three-year low. The Markit/CIPS... Read more
2d
Market Watch
Eurozone retail sales up for 1st time in 4 monthsRetail sales in the eurozone rose for the first time in four months during Dece
Eurozone retail sales up for 1st time in 4 months
Market Watch / Posted 2 days ago
Retail sales in the eurozone rose for the first time in four months during December, according to European Union statistics agency data on Wednesday, while surveys of purchasing managers indicated that economic activity slowed less sharply than first... Read more
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2d
Denver Post
Eurozone economy 'losing steam' at start of yearLONDON (AP) — A closely watched survey shows that the economy of the 19-country
Eurozone economy 'losing steam' at start of year
Denver Post / Posted 2 days ago
LONDON (AP) — A closely watched survey shows that the economy of the 19-country eurozone is losing a bit of steam. Financial information company Markit says its purchasing managers' index — a broad gauge of activity across both the manufacturing and... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
STOCKS GO NOWHERE: Here's what you need to know (DIA, SPX, SPY, QQQ, TLT, IWM)Stocks finished the day little changed after opening in the red on the first da
STOCKS GO NOWHERE: Here's what you need to know (DIA, SPX, SPY, QQQ, TLT, IWM)
Stamford Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
Stocks finished the day little changed after opening in the red on the first day of a busy week for markets and the economy. First, the scoreboard: S&P 500: 1,939, -1, (-0.04%) Nasdaq: 4,620, +6, (+0.1%) WTI crude oil: $31.44, -6.5% Or as... Read more
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Connecticut Post
STOCKS GO NOWHERE: Here's what you need to know (DIA, SPX, SPY, QQQ, TLT, IWM)Stocks finished the day little changed after opening in the red on the first da
STOCKS GO NOWHERE: Here's what you need to know (DIA, SPX, SPY, QQQ, TLT, IWM)
Connecticut Post / Posted 3 days ago
Stocks finished the day little changed after opening in the red on the first day of a busy week for markets and the economy. First, the scoreboard: S&P 500: 1,939, -1, (-0.04%) Nasdaq: 4,620, +6, (+0.1%) WTI crude oil: $31.44, -6.5% Or as... Read more
4d
Brisbane Times
Global manufacturing growth down, but not outSome economists are less optimistic, suggesting demand for manufacturing in Chi
Global manufacturing growth down, but not out
Brisbane Times / Posted 4 days ago
Some economists are less optimistic, suggesting demand for manufacturing in China will remain soft and momentum will continue to slow. Fears the global economy may slide into a recession have abated slightly, after global business surveys for... Read more
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4d
WA Today
Global manufacturing growth down, but not outSome economists are less optimistic, suggesting demand for manufacturing in Chi
Global manufacturing growth down, but not out
WA Today / Posted 4 days ago
Some economists are less optimistic, suggesting demand for manufacturing in China will remain soft and momentum will continue to slow. Fears the global economy may slide into a recession have abated slightly, after global business surveys for... Read more
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4d
The Age
Global manufacturing growth down, but not outSome economists are less optimistic, suggesting demand for manufacturing in Chi
Global manufacturing growth down, but not out
The Age / Posted 4 days ago
Some economists are less optimistic, suggesting demand for manufacturing in China will remain soft and momentum will continue to slow. Fears the global economy may slide into a recession have abated slightly, after global business surveys for... Read more
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4d
Sydney Morning Herald
Global manufacturing growth down, but not outSome economists are less optimistic, suggesting demand for manufacturing in Chi
Global manufacturing growth down, but not out
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Some economists are less optimistic, suggesting demand for manufacturing in China will remain soft and momentum will continue to slow. Fears the global economy may slide into a recession have abated slightly, after global business surveys for... Read more
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4d
Canberra Times
Global manufacturing growth down, but not outSome economists are less optimistic, suggesting demand for manufacturing in Chi
Global manufacturing growth down, but not out
Canberra Times / Posted 4 days ago
Some economists are less optimistic, suggesting demand for manufacturing in China will remain soft and momentum will continue to slow. Fears the global economy may slide into a recession have abated slightly, after global business surveys for... Read more
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Business Standard India
Global factories parched for demandIn the US, the Markit manufacturing PMI rose slightly to 52.4 in January from 5
Global factories parched for demand
Business Standard India / Posted 4 days ago
In the US, the Markit manufacturing PMI rose slightly to 52.4 in January from 51.2 in DecemberIn the US, the Markit manufacturing PMI rose slightly to 52.4 in January from 51.2 in December January surveys of global... Read more
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4d
FOX Business
Global Factories Parched for DemandJanuary surveys of global factory activity released on Monday showed the new ye
Global Factories Parched for Demand
FOX Business / Posted 4 days ago
January surveys of global factory activity released on Monday showed the new year began much as the old one ended, with too much capacity chasing too little demand. Global manufacturing expansion accelerated slightly but remained weak at the start... Read more
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FOX Business
Global Factories Parched for DemandJanuary surveys of global factory activity released on Monday showed the new ye
Global Factories Parched for Demand
FOX Business / Posted 4 days ago
January surveys of global factory activity released on Monday showed the new year began much as the old one ended, with too much capacity chasing too little demand. Continue Reading Below Global manufacturing expansion accelerated slightly but... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Manufacturing is still in recession (USD)We got the two big data points on US manufacturing during January on Monday. T
Manufacturing is still in recession (USD)
Stamford Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
We got the two big data points on US manufacturing during January on Monday. They both showed that new orders from American manufacturers picked up last month while job gains slowed. And overall, the sector is still in recession. Markit Economics'... Read more
4d
Connecticut Post
Manufacturing is still in recession (USD)We got the two big data points on US manufacturing during January on Monday. T
Manufacturing is still in recession (USD)
Connecticut Post / Posted 4 days ago
We got the two big data points on US manufacturing during January on Monday. They both showed that new orders from American manufacturers picked up last month while job gains slowed. And overall, the sector is still in recession. Markit Economics'... Read more
4d
Evening Standard
Home loan approvals leap but business lending slidesMortgage approvals unexpectedly jumped in December and consumer credit surged a
Home loan approvals leap but business lending slides
Evening Standard / Posted 4 days ago
Mortgage approvals unexpectedly jumped in December and consumer credit surged ahead but business lending has slumped, the latest Bank of England figures have shown. Its figures revealed lenders made 70,837 loans for house purchases over the month,... Read more
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RTE News
Euro zone factory growth slows at start of 2016Factory growth across the euro zone slowed at the start of 2016 as incoming ord
Euro zone factory growth slows at start of 2016
RTE News / Posted 4 days ago
Factory growth across the euro zone slowed at the start of 2016 as incoming orders failed to show any meaningful increase, even though companies cut prices at the deepest rate for a year. Markit's Purchasing Managers' Index will be disappointing... Read more
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FOX Business
Weak 4Q GDP: Temporary Dip or Is U.S. Recession Bound?The U.S. economy slowed down in the fourth quarter, pressured by an array of gl
Weak 4Q GDP: Temporary Dip or Is U.S. Recession Bound?
FOX Business / Posted 7 days ago
The U.S. economy slowed down in the fourth quarter, pressured by an array of global factors including weakening demand in emerging markets and a strong dollar that makes U.S. exports more expensive. As demand eased overseas late last year, U.S.... Read more
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FOX Business
Weak 4Q GDP: Temporary Dip or Is U.S. Recession Bound?The U.S. economy slowed down in the fourth quarter, pressured by an array of gl
Weak 4Q GDP: Temporary Dip or Is U.S. Recession Bound?
FOX Business / Posted 7 days ago
The U.S. economy slowed down in the fourth quarter, pressured by an array of global factors including weakening demand in emerging markets and a strong dollar that makes U.S. exports more expensive. Continue Reading Below As demand eased overseas... Read more
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express
Osborne delays Lloyds shares public sale due to 'turbulent markets' GEORGE Osborne yesterday shelved his flagship scheme to sell cheap Lloyds Ban
Osborne delays Lloyds shares public sale due to 'turbulent markets'
express / Posted 8 days ago
GEORGE Osborne yesterday shelved his flagship scheme to sell cheap Lloyds Bank shares direct to the public as he warned Britain could face "bumpy" economic times. Osborne has... Read more
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heraldscotland
UK economy grew by 0.5 in fourth quarter of 2015The UK economy has slowed since last summer and this month Chancellor George Os
UK economy grew by 0.5 in fourth quarter of 2015
heraldscotland / Posted 8 days ago
The UK economy has slowed since last summer and this month Chancellor George Osborne said the UK faced a "dangerous cocktail of new threats" such as falling commodity prices, recessions in Brazil and Russia and rising tensions in the Middle... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
UK economy grew by 0.5 in fourth quarter of 2015The UK economy grew at a faster pace at the end of last year, but annual expans
UK economy grew by 0.5 in fourth quarter of 2015
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
The UK economy grew at a faster pace at the end of last year, but annual expansion slowed amid global trade woes and falling commodity prices. The first estimate from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) revealed that gross domestic product... Read more
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Bolton News
UK economy grew by 0.5 in fourth quarter of 2015The UK economy grew at a faster pace at the end of last year, but annual expans
UK economy grew by 0.5 in fourth quarter of 2015
Bolton News / Posted 8 days ago
The UK economy grew at a faster pace at the end of last year, but annual expansion slowed amid global trade woes and falling commodity prices. The first estimate from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) revealed that gross domestic product... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
UK economy grew by 0.5% in fourth quarter of 2015 Chancellor George Osborne said this month that the UK faced a "dangerous cock
UK economy grew by 0.5% in fourth quarter of 2015
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
Chancellor George Osborne said this month that the UK faced a "dangerous cocktail of new threats" The UK economy grew at a faster pace at the end of last year, but annual expansion slowed amid... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
British economy ends year at steady rate amid global woesLONDON (AP) - Britain's economy ended 2015 at a steady pace amid global economi
British economy ends year at steady rate amid global woes
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 8 days ago
LONDON (AP) - Britain's economy ended 2015 at a steady pace amid global economic uncertainty, with quarterly growth picking up slightly to 0.5 percent in the last three months of the year compared with 0.4 percent in the previous three months. The... Read more
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ABC News
British Economy Ends Year at Steady Rate Amid Global WoesBritain's economy ended 2015 at a steady pace amid global economic uncertainty,
British Economy Ends Year at Steady Rate Amid Global Woes
ABC News / Posted 8 days ago
Britain's economy ended 2015 at a steady pace amid global economic uncertainty, with quarterly growth picking up slightly to 0.5 percent in the last three months of the year compared with 0.4 percent in the previous three months. The Office of... Read more
9d
SkyHi Daily News
Waves of talent crash onto saloon stage, Adam Lynam at Crooked Creek SaloonLike life, open mic is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re goi
Waves of talent crash onto saloon stage, Adam Lynam at Crooked Creek Saloon
SkyHi Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
Like life, open mic is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re going to get. There are at least three Grand County venues that regularly host open mic, and behind each one is a seasoned host who is also a wonderful musician. On the rare... Read more
10d
Stamford Advocate
'Firms are bracing themselves for worse to come'The year is off to a slower-than-expected start for the services industry. Mar
'Firms are bracing themselves for worse to come'
Stamford Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
The year is off to a slower-than-expected start for the services industry. Markit's flash services purchasing manager's index (PMI) came in a bit below expectations for January, at 53.7. Economists had expected an index reading of 54, according to... Read more
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Connecticut Post
'Firms are bracing themselves for worse to come'The year is off to a slower-than-expected start for the services industry. Mar
'Firms are bracing themselves for worse to come'
Connecticut Post / Posted 10 days ago
The year is off to a slower-than-expected start for the services industry. Markit's flash services purchasing manager's index (PMI) came in a bit below expectations for January, at 53.7. Economists had expected an index reading of 54, according to... Read more
14d
Market Watch
Eurozone composite PMI falls in JanuaryEurozone economic activity slowed in the first weeks of 2016, according to surv
Eurozone composite PMI falls in January
Market Watch / Posted 14 days ago
Eurozone economic activity slowed in the first weeks of 2016, according to surveys of purchasing managers, a development that adds to mounting concerns about the weakness of the global economy amid sharp declines in the prices of commodities and... Read more
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