Tuesday

31st May 2016

Ticker

Eurozone manufacturing hits 13-month low

Manufacturing output in the eurozone hit a 13-month low in August, reports the BBC. Geopolitical tensions with Russia "add uncertainty to still challenging conditions in many countries" said one analyst. Manufacturing output dropped to an 11-month low in Germany, Russia's largest EU trading partner, while France's output also fell.

News in Brief

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  2. Juncker to seek renewed backing for TTIP talks
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  6. Truckmakers risk record cartel fine
  7. London mayor teams up with British PM on Brexit
  8. Syrian refugees sue Denmark over immigration law

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