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Sterling rout not yet over as no-deal Brexit odds jump - Reuters poll

08 Aug 2019

LONDON Sterling's recent slide is not yet over as the chances Britain and the European Union part ways without a withdrawal deal have jumped again after arch-Brexiteer Boris Johnson took over as prime minister last month, a Reuters poll found.

Euro zone factory sickness infecting services growth - PMI

05 Aug 2019

LONDON Euro zone business growth hit a wall in July as demand crumbled, according to a survey which showed a deepening downturn in manufacturing is increasingly affecting the bloc's dominant services industry.

Factory pain spreads through Asia, Europe; stimulus expected

01 Aug 2019

LONDON/HONG KONG Factory activity contracted across Asia and Europe in July, fuelling worries a prolonged U.S.-China trade war and an economic slowdown could tilt the world towards recession, which central banks would have to fight with depleted ammunition.

Euro zone business growth stalls in July, outlook darkens - PMI

24 Jul 2019

LONDON Euro zone business growth was much weaker than expected this month, hurt by a deepening contraction in manufacturing, and forward-looking indicators in surveys published on Wednesday suggest conditions will get worse next month. | Video

Chance of no-deal Brexit rises as Johnson leads Hunt - Reuters poll

19 Jul 2019

LONDON The chance that Britain will leave the European Union without a deal is the highest since October 2017, economists polled by Reuters say, as arch-Brexiteer Boris Johnson looks set to take over as prime minister next week.

Charity shops, antiques behind surprise UK retail sales jump in June

18 Jul 2019

LONDON British retail sales rebounded unexpectedly in June, driven by sales of antiques and second-hand clothes, raising hopes that a downturn in the second quarter could be softer than previously expected.

Brexit with a deal would give sterling a boost - Reuters poll

05 Jul 2019

LONDON Sterling would rally substantially if Britain leaves the European Union with a deal but weaken further if no such accord is reached, a Reuters poll showed on Friday.

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