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Composite leading indicators point to continued loss of growth momentum in Europe

 ‌‌Stable growth momentum in the OECD area

08/12/2014 - Composite leading indicators (CLIs) suggest that growth will continue to lose momentum in Europe while the outlook is for stable growth momentum in most other major economies and in the OECD area as a whole. 

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