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German businesses less confident

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German business sentiment fell in February.

The closely-watched Ifo think tank’s business climate index slipped for the first time in almost a year. Economists has predicted it would rise.

The index is based on a monthly survey of some 7,000 companies.

The figures suggested a harsh winter may send Europe’s largest economy sliding back into contraction in the first quarter.