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By in Markets on March 1, 2017
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FTSE 100 Drifts Lower As GDP Data Disappoints
February 22, 2018
U.K. shares fell on Thursday as the latest Federal Reserve meeting minutes rekindled fears of inflation and higher interest rates and a government report showed the U.K. economy expanded by 0.4 percent in the fourth quarter, down from the 0.5 percent preliminary estimate released last month. Economists had expected no change in the estimate.
CAC 40 Slides After Fed Minutes
February 22, 2018
French stocks fell notably on Thursday as the latest Federal Reserve meeting minutes rekindled fears of inflation and higher interest rates.
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Is the European Union Economic Recovery Here to Stay?
January 30, 2018

Global leaders at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, were upbeat about the European Union’s economic growth prospects. Most agreed the region offers attractive investment opportunities despite doubts over the impact of Brexit. Photo: Getty Images