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Flash France Manufacturing PMI falls to 42.9 in January from 44.6 in December; manufacturing...
Flash France Manufacturing PMI falls to 42.9 in January from 44.6 in December; manufacturing output 40.8 vs 43.3; services crashes to 46-month low of 43.6 from 45.2; composite output also hits a 46-month trough of 42.7 vs 44.6. "Sickly performances from both the manufacturing and service sectors resulted in the steepest drop in overall output for almost four years, while the...(speed) of job losses gathered pace," says Markit. (PR)