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Slowing Eurozone Growth Could "Accelerate Steps to Political Integration" in Europe: Morgan Stanley

  • Written by Joaquin Monfort

European integration

The European economy’s rate of growth is slowing down, and this will probably drive the Eurozone to integrate more rapidly at a political and fiscal level, says Hans Redeker, global head of foreign exchange strategy at Morgan Stanley.

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The Turkish Lira and Mexican Peso will Rise this Year says ING’s Krpata

  • Written by Joaquin Monfort

The Turkish Lira and Mexican Peso will rise this year as the U.S. Dollar enters a period of structural decline following an abrupt end to the Federal Reserve's (Fed) interest rate hiking cycle, which is likely to be broight on by a slowdown in the economy. 

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Eurozone Growth Forecasts Slashed by European Commission as Risks Abound

  • Written by James Skinner

The Eurozone economy will grow at its slowest pace for five years in 2019, according to the latest European Commission economic forecasts released Thursday, throwing a curveball at the European Central Bank (ECB) as it attempts to normalise interest rate setttings. 

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UK Construction Sector Signals Soft Start to the Year for Economy 

  • Written by James Skinner

The UK construction sector saw a soft start to the New Year, according to IHS Markit PMI data released Monday, with both current activity and new order growth slowing during the January month in a manner that could bode ill for other sectors of the economy. 

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The UK Economy will Avoid Stagnation this Quarter and Thereafter say Economists 

  • Written by James Skinner

The UK economy has slowed in recent months but not by enough to see GDP stagnate in the first-quarter of 2019 according to economists at Pantheon Macroeconomics, who say recent business surveys have overstated the headwinds that are currently stunting growth.

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Companies Stockpile Ahead of Brexit shows Manufacturing PMI Survey, IHS Markit's Dobson Warns of Looming Recession

  • Written by Gary Howes

Manufacturing

The manufacturing sector made a lacklustre start to 2019, as trends in output and new orders slowed and employment fell for only the second time in the past two-and-a-half years. IHS Markit also warn that the sector could be at risk of slipping into recession over coming weeks based on the evidence provided by January's survey.

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