LONDON | Eurozone concerns mount as inflation dips and economy slows

4Jan - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News

LONDON  — Jan 04, 2019—Further signs of a cooldown in the eurozone economy emerged Friday, weighing on expectations that the European Central Bank will start raising interest rates this year.

Inflation across the 19-country currency union fell in December to an eight-month low in the wake of the recent slump in oil prices. And a closely watched survey found that the eurozone economy barely grew during the month largely because of popular protests that brought much of France to a standstill.

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