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Eurozone slowdown could delay easing by ECB

IHS Markit's Euro Zone Flash Composite PMI for July is still above 50, but the economy has slowed since Q3 started

The European Central Bank (ECB) headquarters in Frankfurt. ECB policy makers say it is most likely that they will decide in October on whether to tighten monetary policy, say sources.


A SLOWDOWN in eurozone business growth at the start of the second half of 2017, alongside declining inflation pressures in a key business survey, could put paid to expectations of a stimulus clawback by the European Central Bank (ECB) later this year.

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