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    Eurozone downturn deepens

    euronews (in English)

    by euronews (in English)

    The downturn across eurozone businesses unexpectedly worsened this month. That dealt a blow to hopes the region might emerge from recession soon.

    Surveys of companies' purchasing managers showed a deepening divide between the strong and weak economies, even among the biggest as French firms suffered their worst month in four years in stark contrast to prospering Germany: