Q2 GDP fell 0.5% in Germany, the first contraction for Europe's biggest economy in almost four...

|By:, SA News Editor
Q2 GDP fell 0.5% in Germany, the first contraction for Europe's biggest economy in almost four years. Q2 building investment fell 3.5%, while consumer spending was down 0.7%. Economists say they see no signs of a broad-based recovery in 2009.