Reuters - Video

EDITION: U.S. | U.K. | IN

Business

Europe Day Ahead: Service sector in spotlight

Thursday, January 03, 2013 - 02:31

Jan. 3 - A look at Friday’s key events including service sector data, US payrolls report & Merkel’s first election campaign speech.

▲ Hide Transcript

View Transcript

Here's our look ahead of Friday's key political and financial events and has -- -- first week of the year draws to a close. Once again its economic days after the main focus for investors after Wednesday's look at the manufacturing sector tomorrow it's the service sector. Against the PMI treatment Germany expects to stay above fifty. Signifying expansion. A different story though for the Euro zone as a whole that's expected to remain mine below fifteen contraction territory. I chest I was young Rondo says German industry not service says that's the key to European recovery. Again the key question is -- and the big industrial powerhouse. Whether we become less Sandra cyclical manufacturing and cost recovery. Like we sold 34 years ago. I'm not really dependent on it able to its -- to the promising economies around the world one is China and -- the US. So that's the key country to look at if one looks at the overrule European economic equation full cost. Here in Britain a slight uptick in December services PMI is full cost of the growth slowed to its slowest pace in nearly two years the month before. In the US it's that nonfarm payroll time of the month again employment expected to have expanded by 150000. Jobs last month. After gaining 146000. In November economists though are looking for a break above the 200000. Mark to be more convinced that a sustained recovery. Is on the way earlier in the day retail sales figures out of Germany expects to rebound into positive territory -- all Terry was bigger than expected drop. Germany's retail association said it expected sales to grow to a record eighteen billion euros. In the Christmas season or so in Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel gave her first election campaign speech in the Lower Saxony region. The election will take place September or October this year. Kosher -- is the most popular politician in Germany. With 81% saying she's doing a decent joke. Finally company news and and its releases its latest traffic figures the Irish government says it's decided to oppose. Ryan has been to take over and -- off to studying details of the plan. Advises will be appointed shortly to sell the government's 25%. Stake in the former state. That's a look ahead to Friday I'm axle problems Israelis.

Press CTRL+C (Windows), CMD+C (Mac), or long-press the URL below on your mobile device to copy the code

Europe Day Ahead: Service sector in spotlight

Thursday, January 03, 2013 - 02:31

Top News »

Investing 201 »

Arian Foster = BlackBerry? Arian Foster = BlackBerry?

Fri, Oct 25, 2013 - (3:16)

Don’t miss these red flags for IPOs Don’t miss these red flags for IPOs

Thu, Oct 10, 2013 - (2:34)

Copycat currency trading Copycat currency trading

Wed, Oct 02, 2013 - (2:28)

When to dump a winner When to dump a winner

Tue, Sep 24, 2013 - (1:55)

Where gold might again attract Jim Rogers Where gold might again attract Jim Rogers

Thu, Sep 19, 2013 - (2:05)

Why savings interest rates won't budge Why savings interest rates won't budge

Fri, Sep 13, 2013 - (2:09)

Buy local? ETFs try the trend Buy local? ETFs try the trend

Thu, Sep 05, 2013 - (2:42)

The better bond funds The better bond funds

Wed, Aug 07, 2013 - (2:40)

Best bargain in 40 years? European stocks Best bargain in 40 years? European stocks

Thu, Aug 01, 2013 - (2:24)

Invest like an activist Invest like an activist

Fri, Jul 26, 2013 - (2:49)

Money Clip »

3 things to do before disaster strikes 3 things to do before disaster strikes

Wed, Sep 18, 2013 - (1:39)

Your must-do money list Your must-do money list

Wed, Sep 11, 2013 - (1:24)

The worst "best" financial advice The worst "best" financial advice

Wed, Sep 04, 2013 - (1:42)

Forget gold: The case for REITs Forget gold: The case for REITs

Fri, Apr 26, 2013 - (1:19)

3 rules for buying a house now 3 rules for buying a house now

Thu, Apr 18, 2013 - (1:39)

“Stalking” your dream home - Money Clip “Stalking” your dream home - Money Clip

Wed, Mar 27, 2013 - (2:50)

3 hidden tax deductions - Money Clip 3 hidden tax deductions - Money Clip

Thu, Mar 21, 2013 - (1:33)

Moving Pictures »

Images of September Images of September

Wed, Oct 01, 2014 - (1:00)

Still missing – MH370 Still missing – MH370

Fri, Sep 05, 2014 - (2:05)

Burning Together Burning Together

Mon, Sep 01, 2014 - (2:23)

Mending dolls, teddies and hearts Mending dolls, teddies and hearts

Fri, Aug 22, 2014 - (3:12)

Images of August Images of August

Fri, Aug 29, 2014 - (1:00)

"Old timers" sail the Chesapeake Bay "Old timers" sail the Chesapeake Bay

Mon, Aug 11, 2014 - (2:27)

Burned memories Burned memories

Fri, Aug 08, 2014 - (3:02)

Images of July Images of July

Thu, Jul 31, 2014 - (1:20)

World Cup: passion on the pitch World Cup: passion on the pitch

Fri, Jul 11, 2014 - (1:00)

A refugee in America gives back A refugee in America gives back

Thu, Jul 03, 2014 - (3:25)

Reuters Investigates »

Re-homing victim: "I could have been dead" Re-homing victim: "I could have been dead"

Wed, Feb 19, 2014 - (8:24)

Cops and loggers in the Amazon rainforest Cops and loggers in the Amazon rainforest

Fri, Jan 10, 2014 - (4:01)

"Passed around like a dog" "Passed around like a dog"

Thu, Aug 29, 2013 - (6:32)

Adopted, then abandoned online Adopted, then abandoned online

Thu, Aug 29, 2013 - (13:21)

How the DEA keeps its secrets secret How the DEA keeps its secrets secret

Mon, Aug 05, 2013 - (1:36)

How education lost its role as the great equalizer - Reuters Investigates How education lost its role as the great...

Mon, Dec 17, 2012 - (7:52)

Jihad Jane: From abused child to American jihadist - Reuters Investigates Jihad Jane: From abused child to American...

Sat, Dec 08, 2012 - (10:01)

Jihad Jane: The order to kill - Reuters Investigates Jihad Jane: The order to kill - Reuters...

Sun, Dec 09, 2012 - (10:39)