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Jonathan Cable

No-deal Brexit would take a chip off UK home values - Reuters poll

8:09am GMT

LONDON Britain's over-valued housing market will undergo a modest correction if the country leaves the European Union at the end of next month without a deal, a Reuters poll found, with London being affected to a greater degree.

Shrinking euro zone factories drag bloc's economy to near-halt

21 Feb 2019

LONDON Factories across the euro zone unexpectedly shunted into reverse this month as activity in manufacturing powerhouse Germany declined again amid trade tensions and struggles in the auto sector, surveys showed. | Video

UPDATE 1-Shrinking euro zone factories drag bloc's economy to near-halt

21 Feb 2019

* Euro zone manufacturing PMI below all Reuters poll f'casts (Adds comment, details)

UK economy to make modest post-Brexit recovery if deal agreed - economists

13 Feb 2019

LONDON Britain's economy will barely grow in the run-up to Brexit amid concern the UK will leave the European Union without an agreement, but if there is a deal there will be a modest post-divorce upturn, according to economists polled by Reuters.

Sterling to slump on no-deal Brexit, rise a bit on orderly exit - Reuters poll

06 Feb 2019

LONDON Sterling will gain between 2 and 5 percent if Britain parts ways with the European Union with a divorce deal but will slide between 5 and 10 percent in the event of a disorderly Brexit, a Reuters poll found on Wednesday.

Euro zone business growth ground to a halt in January: PMI

05 Feb 2019

LONDON Euro zone businesses expanded at their weakest rate since mid-2013 at the start of the year as demand fell for the first time in four years, with a manufacturing slowdown spreading to services, a survey showed on Tuesday. | Video

Disappointing factory activity threatens global growth

01 Feb 2019

LONDON/HONG KONG Factory activity was at its weakest in years across much of the world during January, adding to worries trade tariffs, political uncertainty and cooling demand poses an increasing threat to global growth. | Video

Euro zone factory growth dried up in Jan, outlook gloomy -PMI

01 Feb 2019

LONDON Growth in euro zone factory activity was minimal in January as new orders fell at the fastest rate in nearly six years, suggesting manufacturers are acting as a drag on the economy, a survey showed on Friday.

Central bank policy tightening: damned if they do, damned if they don't

25 Jan 2019

LONDON Central banks may be about to face one of their biggest challenges yet: Global economic growth is slowing, but they have struggled to build up their policy arsenals since the last crisis to effectively deal with another one.

Euro zone business growth dries up in January as new orders shrivel

24 Jan 2019

LONDON Business growth in the euro zone all but stalled at the start of 2019 as consumer uncertainty, trade tensions and political woes meant incoming new work fell for the first time in over four years, a survey found. | Video

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