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Eurozone industrial output surprisingly strong in November

Just released statistics show industrial output in the eurozone rose by more than expected in November, pointing to an economic spurt in the region.

Just released statistics show industrial output in the eurozone rose by more than expected in November, pointing to an economic spurt in the region.

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Trump administration 'keen on fast trade deal with Britain'

The incoming administration of Donald Trump reportedly wants to negotiate a new trade deal with the UK as quickly as possible after it leaves the EU.

The incoming administration of Donald Trump reportedly wants to negotiate a new trade deal with the UK as quickly as possible after it leaves the EU.

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China seeks balance between growth and debt

China is trying for more balanced economic growth and to avoid asset bubbles by ensuring companies don't build up too much debt.

China is trying for more balanced economic growth and to avoid asset bubbles by ensuring companies don't build up too much debt.

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German exports jump along with industrial production

German exports enjoyed their steepest monthly rise in four-and-half years in November and industrial production in Europe's biggest economy rose.

German exports enjoyed their steepest monthly rise in four-and-half years in November and industrial production in Europe's biggest economy rose.

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Eurozone unemployment unchanged in November

Unemployment in the eurozone was unchanged in November at 9.8 percent with big disparities across the region and youth unemployment trended up.

Unemployment in the eurozone was unchanged in November at 9.8 percent with big disparities across the region and youth unemployment trended up.

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US job growth slows in December, wages rebound

US employment increased less than expected in December but there was a rebound in wages, pointing to sustained labour market and economic growth.

US employment increased less than expected in December but there was a rebound in wages, pointing to sustained labour market and economic growth.

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Samsung coy about Galaxy Note 8 at the Consumer Electronics Show

The Consumer Electronics Show is underway, showcasing the latest high-tech developments, but Samsung has said nothing about the Note 7's replacement.

The Consumer Electronics Show is underway, showcasing the latest high-tech developments, but Samsung has said nothing about the Note 7's replacement.

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China unveils renewable power generation plan

Pollution plagued China has announced plans to plough 2.5 trillion yuan (342 billion euros) into renewable power generation by 2020.

Pollution plagued China has announced plans to plough 2.5 trillion yuan (342 billion euros) into renewable power generation by 2020.

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UK and Irish services sectors see fast growth

Britain's economy finished 2016 strongly according to industry surveys, but companies are forecasting price rises from higher raw materials costs.

Britain's economy finished 2016 strongly according to industry surveys, but companies are forecasting price rises from higher raw materials costs.

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China stresses US mutual interests amid trade war fears

China signals it wants to avoid a trade war after US President-elect Donald Trump names tough-talking Robert Lighthizer as his chief trade negotiator.

China signals it wants to avoid a trade war after US President-elect Donald Trump names tough-talking Robert Lighthizer as his chief trade negotiator.