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MACROECONOMICS: German Manufacturing Orders Plunge

German factory orders unexpectedly plunged in February, adding to evidence that Europe’s largest economy is some way off from overcoming a painful slump in industry.

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MACROECONOMICS: German Factory Slump Leaves Euro Area as Global Economic Laggard

Monday saw the region hit with another round of bad news, from the worst German manufacturing performance in almost seven years to euro-area core inflation at its weakest in 11 months. Italy’s industrial contraction deepened, and a euro-wide measure is signaling multi-year lows for confidence and demand.

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MACROECONOMICS: Manufacturing Slump Deals Another Blow to Europe’s Economic Outlook

Europe’s economic outlook was thrown into fresh doubt after reports showed weakness across France and Germany.

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MACROECONOMICS: German Manufacturing Sinks Deeper Into Contraction in March

Germany’s manufacturing slump deepened this month amid tensions in global trade.

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MACROECONOMICS: EU Slashes Growth Forecasts and Warns Over Brexit, China

The European Commission slashed its growth forecasts for all the euro region’s major economies from Germany to Italy and warned that Brexit and the slowdown in China threaten to make the outlook even worse.

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MACROECONOMICS: ECB Keeps Policy Unchanged to Battle Economic Slowdown

The European Central Bank pledged to keep interest rates at record lows at least through the summer after policy makers met amid rising concern about the region’s growth outlook.

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MACROECONOMICS: German Manufacturing Slump Casts Cloud Over Europe's Economy

Germany’s industrial slump worsened at the start of 2019, dragging the euro-area economy into its worst performance in more than five years.

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MACROECONOMICS: China’s Economy Slows to the Weakest Pace Since 2009

Early signs that China is cushioning its economic slowdown won’t prevent it adding to downward pressures on the global expansion this year.

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