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Euro zone economy at risk of double-dip recession: PMIs

23 Oct 2020

LONDON Euro zone economic activity slipped back into decline this month as a second wave of the coronavirus sweeps across the continent, heightening expectations for a double-dip recession, surveys showed on Friday.

Britain's economic recovery faltering, Bank of England to step up spending: Reuters poll

20 Oct 2020

LONDON The Bank of England is likely to supplement its quantitative easing war chest next month to offer more support to an economy still struggling amid coronavirus restrictions on activity and fears of a no-deal Brexit, a Reuters poll found.

Euro zone economic recovery in danger as COVID-19 resurgence hits service industries

05 Oct 2020

LONDON The euro zone's economic recovery faltered in September with growing evidence sectors and countries in the bloc are diverging as a resurgence of the coronavirus forces the reimposition of restrictions on activity.

Euro zone factory recovery continued in September as Germany boomed

01 Oct 2020

LONDON The recovery in euro zone manufacturing activity gathered pace last month but it was largely driven by strength in powerhouse Germany, and rising coronavirus cases across the region may yet reverse the upturn, a survey showed.

British house price boom to fizzle out next year: Reuters poll

29 Sep 2020

LONDON British home prices will rise 2.0% this year following a post-lockdown boom in the housing market, according to a Reuters poll, marking a sharp turnaround in views from a 5.0% fall predicted three months ago.

Euro zone economic recovery in danger as services slide

23 Sep 2020

LONDON Euro zone business growth ground to a halt this month, throwing the economic recovery into question, as fresh restrictions to quell a resurgence in coronavirus infections slammed the services industry into reverse, a survey showed on Wednesday. | Video

Chance of no EU-UK trade deal leaps as talks stumble: Reuters poll

09 Sep 2020

LONDON The likelihood of Britain and the European Union failing to agree a trade deal by the end of the year has jumped in the past month as negotiations have all but stalled over fisheries and state aid, according to a Reuters poll on Wednesday.

Sterling to weaken by end-year before regaining lost ground - Reuters poll

04 Sep 2020

LONDON Sterling will lose some of its recent gains against a weaker dollar as year-end approaches, hurt by Brexit uncertainty and fears surrounding the coronavirus pandemic, a Reuters poll showed on Friday.

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