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Manufacturing activity USA

Manufacturing activity in USA slowing sharply in September 2016

Manufacturing activity in USA is slowing more sharply than expected in September 2016. The Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) dropped from 52.0 points in August to 51.4 points in September, while the markets expected value of 51.9 points. Any level above 50.0 shows expansion in the sector, while values below 50 points report shrinking. Markit, which

france economy

French economy slowed in Q2 2016

French economy slowed in Q2 2016, losing momentum for the first time since the beginning of 2012 against the backdrop of contraction in consumer spending. This represents a serious blow to the President Francois Hollande with the prospect of presidential elections in April next year. The third and final assessment for the period of the

eurozone inflation

Eurozone inflation remain weak in August

Eurozone inflation remain weak, despite of the monetary intervention by the European Central Bank (ECB). In August, prices of goods and services have risen by an average of only 0.2% yoy, according to the latest data from the European statistical office Eurostat. The data are final and coincide with the preliminary data. The Eurozone inflation

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