All the day’s economic and financial news, including new growth reports from France, the US and Canada
Breaking: France’s economy grew by 0.5% in the second quarter of 2017.
That matches economists’ forecasts, and outpaces Britain’s 0.3% growth in the last three months.
France Q2 prelim GDP 0.5% QoQ = 3 months stable, but 1.8% YoY = strongest since late 2011
Good morning, and welcome to our rolling coverage of the world economy, the financial markets, the eurozone and business.
We get two key piece of economic data this morning – new growth figures from France and America.