Flash France manufacturing PMI 44.6 in December vs 44.5 in November, manufacturing output 42.9...

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Flash France manufacturing PMI 44.6 in December vs 44.5 in November, manufacturing output 42.9 vs 40.9, services activity 46 vs 45.8, composite output 45 vs 44.3. "Composite PMI data indicate that Q4 was the worst quarter for output in almost four years," says Markit."With weak demand and a marked lack of confidence...there’s very little to be positive about in this latest set of figures." (PR)