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Brexit to be delayed, chance of no-deal departure holds at 35% - economists

09 Sep 2019

LONDON Brexit will be delayed again, according to a Reuters poll of economists that continued to put the chance of Britain and the European Union parting ways without agreeing a deal at 35%, despite the UK parliament attempting to block a no-deal exit.

UK economy shows unexpected strength in July, dampening recession fears

09 Sep 2019

LONDON Britain's economy picked up more than expected in July, data showed on Monday, dampening fears that it will succumb to its first recession since the financial crisis as the Brexit crisis escalates. | Video

Sterling to rally 6% against euro if Brexit deal agreed: Reuters poll

04 Sep 2019

LONDON Sterling will rally around 6% against the euro if Britain leaves the European Union with a deal, an outcome looking somewhat more likely after British lawmakers seized control of parliament to try and block a no-deal Brexit, a Reuters poll found.

Euro zone business growth stays tepid as summer ends: PMI

04 Sep 2019

LONDON Euro zone business growth was a touch faster than expected last month but remained lacklustre as the bloc's dominant service industry only partially offset a slowdown in manufacturing, a survey showed on Wednesday.

Factories fettered by trade wars, faltering demand in August

02 Sep 2019

LONDON/TOKYO The bitter trade war between China and the United States kept global factory activity largely in decline in August, business surveys showed, strengthening the case for policymakers to unleash fresh stimulus to fend off recession risks.

Sterling rout not yet over as no-deal Brexit odds jump - Reuters poll

08 Aug 2019

LONDON Sterling's recent slide is not yet over as the chances Britain and the European Union part ways without a withdrawal deal have jumped again after arch-Brexiteer Boris Johnson took over as prime minister last month, a Reuters poll found.

Euro zone factory sickness infecting services growth: PMI

05 Aug 2019

LONDON Euro zone business growth hit a wall in July as demand crumbled, according to a survey which showed a deepening downturn in manufacturing is increasingly affecting the bloc's dominant services industry.

Factory pain spreads through Asia, Europe; stimulus expected

01 Aug 2019

LONDON/HONG KONG Factory activity contracted across Asia and Europe in July, fuelling worries a prolonged U.S.-China trade war and an economic slowdown could tilt the world toward recession, which central banks would have to fight with depleted ammunition.

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