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Euro zone businesses end 2018 on a sour note: PMIs

5:58am EST

LONDON Euro zone businesses ended the year in a gloomy mood, expanding their operations at the slowest pace in over four years as new order growth all but dried up, hurt by trade tensions and violent protests in France, a survey showed on Friday.

UPDATE 1-Euro zone businesses end 2018 on a sour note -PMIs

5:42am EST

LONDON, Dec 14 Euro zone businesses ended the year in a gloomy mood, expanding their operations at the slowest pace in over four years as new order growth all but dried up, hurt by trade tensions and violent protests in France, a survey showed on Friday.

Euro zone business ends 2018 with growth at four-year low: PMIs

4:04am EST

LONDON Euro zone business ended the year on a weak note, expanding at the slowest pace in over four years as new order growth all but dried up, hurt by trade tensions and violent protests in France, a survey showed on Friday.

Sterling's fate hangs on Brexit, UK growth to be weak - Reuters poll

Dec 06 2018

LONDON Sterling's near-term fate hangs on whether British Prime Minister Theresa May manages to get her Brexit withdrawal deal through Parliament, according to Reuters polls that also found economic growth will be weak.

Euro zone business growth slows down as year-end nears: PMI

Dec 05 2018

LONDON Euro zone business growth was at its weakest pace in over two years last month as a manufacturing-led slowdown showed further signs of spreading to the service industry, a survey showed on Wednesday. | Video

Businesses hitting the brakes, show scant sign of accelerating

Dec 05 2018

LONDON Businesses across Europe hit the brakes last month as a manufacturing slowdown in the euro zone spread to its dominant service industry, while Brexit uncertainty hammered British companies, surveys showed.

World outlook darkens as factory activity slips, orders fall

Dec 03 2018

LONDON/TOKYO Global economic prospects appear gloomy as year-end approaches after factory activity and export orders weakened in November, prompting analysts to predict no quick rebound amid persistent global trade tensions.

Euro zone factory growth stumbled again in November: PMI

Dec 03 2018

LONDON Euro zone manufacturing activity expanded at its weakest rate in over two years in November as new orders contracted for a second month, further evidence the bloc's economic growth is past its peak, a survey showed.

Euro zone business activity in the slow lane as exports brake

Nov 23 2018

LONDON Euro zone business growth has been much weaker than expected this month as a slowing global economy and a United States-led trade war have led to a sharp fall in exports, a survey showed on Friday. | Video

CORRECTED-Euro zone November business growth much weaker than expected -PMI

Nov 23 2018

LONDON, Nov 23 Euro zone business growth was much weaker than expected this month as exports fell sharply, hurt by a slowing global economy and an ongoing United States-led trade war, a survey showed on Friday.

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