Euro zone services sector continued to contract in December, but Markit's index inched up to...

|By:, SA News Editor
Euro zone services sector continued to contract in December, but Markit's index inched up to 42.2 from 42.1 (less than 50 = contraction), falling short of 42.5 consensus. Euro zone GDP probably fell at a quarterly rate of 0.7% from Q4, Markit says.