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Euro zone growth still easing as industry stutters - PMI

21 Sep 2018

LONDON Euro zone business growth eased again in September, adding to signs that momentum in the currency bloc is well past its peak with country data for Germany and France also highlighting a slowdown, a survey showed on Friday.

UK pay growth beats forecasts as hiring levels off

11 Sep 2018

LONDON British workers' pay excluding bonuses picked up faster than expected during the three months to July to a rate that has not been beaten in three years, as businesses found it harder to hire staff, official figures showed on Tuesday.

Sterling to float up around 6 percent in a year, but no-deal Brexit would sink it - Reuters poll

06 Sep 2018

LONDON Sterling will make solid gains on the dollar in the coming year, a Reuters poll found, but that climb is based on the assumption that Britain leaves the European Union next year with a deal.

Euro zone growth picks up in August but trade war casts a shadow-survey

05 Sep 2018

LONDON Euro zone business activity picked up a bit last month, extending a period of solid growth, but a growing global trade war kept optimism in check and suggests the pace may not be maintained, a survey showed.

No-deal Brexit odds hold at one in four, economists say - Reuters poll

04 Sep 2018

LONDON The chances Britain will leave the European Union in March without a deal are one in four, a Reuters poll found, and the Bank of England is likely to wait until after Brexit before raising borrowing costs again.

Factories feeling the pinch from escalating trade conflict

03 Sep 2018

LONDON/TOKYO Manufacturing activity took a hit from weak orders in August, surveys showed, a sign firms are feeling the pinch from an intensifying trade war between the United States and China that could derail global growth. | Video

Euro zone manufacturing growth eases on trade war worries: PMI

03 Sep 2018

LONDON Euro zone manufacturing growth slowed to a near two-year low in August as optimism dwindled amid growing fears of an escalating global trade war, a survey showed on Monday.

London house prices to fall this year and next, 1-in-3 chance of a crash - Reuters poll

29 Aug 2018

LONDON House prices in London's overvalued market will fall this year and next, a Reuters poll of analysts and experts predicted, and will tumble if Britain fails to reach a deal ahead of its departure from the European Union. | Video

Euro zone summer shutdown casts some clouds over growth - PMI

23 Aug 2018

LONDON Europe's summer shutdown kept euro zone business growth on ice this month as activity picked up less than expected, while prospects of a growing trade war clouded the outlook, a survey showed on Thursday. | Video

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