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German Economic Data Casts Shadow Over Eurozone Growth Outlook

  • Written by James Skinner

Germany economic data has underwhelmed in recent weeks, with the latest disappointment coming in the form of April industrial production data, which has dimmed economist hopes of a second-quarter rebound in overall Eurozone economic growth. 

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The ECB's Message to Italy: No Free-Riders Allowed

  • Written by Gary

European Central Bank exterior

Closing the quantitative easing chapter a week after populists come to power in Rome signals the ECB's unwillingness to allow its monetary policy to be taken"taken hostage".

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UK Consumer Spending Has Turned a Corner and Should Now Support Growth say Capital Economics

  • Written by James Skinner

The UK consumer outlook has turned a corner in 2018 and spending is now set to rise from reduced levels, according to new research from Capital Economics, which should mean the pace of broader economic growth picks up over the coming years as well. 

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