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Global stocks slide as Germany’s economy draws closer to a recession

While markets in Asia largely remain closed after the Chinese New Year, virtually all European stock markets have lost at least some ground Thursday.
Italy's economy contracted for two consecutive quarters.

It’s official: Italy’s economy has slipped into recession

Italy's output contracted 0.2% in the fourth quarter, on the heels of a 0.1% drop in the third quarter, the statistics agency Istat said on Thursday.

The economic data from France is so bad that one analyst simply wrote ‘?!’ on the chart

The survey in question was the Insee services-confidence poll. It showed a cliff-edge drop in expectations from France's non-manufacturing companies.
The parched Rhine is drying up German growth.

Europe’s mightiest river is drying up, most likely causing a recession in Germany. Yes, really.

The Rhine is crucial for German industry because it provides an avenue for the distribution of raw materials to German manufacturers.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Germany may have avoided recession in Q4 by just 0.1% because the quarter was one day longer than the previous period

Germany is the fourth-largest economy on the planet and the largest in Europe. So any weakness is concerning.

We now have conclusive proof that Europe is in an economic slump, and that two of its biggest economies are careering towards recession

Industrial production throughout the whole of the eurozone dropped sharply, pointing to only a glacial pace of growth at the end of 2018.
German football supporters watch the 2010 FIFA World Cup semi final match between Germany and Spain at a live public viewing on a large screen monitor at FIFA Fanmeile on July 7, 2010 in Berlin, Germany.

Germany’s economy is getting hammered by the rest of the world’s problems

Europe's economic powerhouse is being hit by a cocktail of global issues — a trade war, Brexit, Italy — casting doubts on future growth.
FILE PHOTO: G20 leaders summit in Hamburg

Germany could be the surprise victim of Trump’s trade war

BMW and Mercedes' parent company is the biggest exporter of cars from the USA, and would be badly hit by a Chinese import tax on American cars.
A man holding a German flag attends a ceremony commemorating the 50th anniversary of the construction of the Berlin Wall at the Bernauer Strasse memorial on August 13, 2011 in Berlin, Germany.

840,000 retirements: The powerhouse of Europe’s biggest economy faces a 5-year succession crisis

"The Mittelstand is going to be hit by a wave of succession that will change its face," KfW chief economist Jörg Zeuner said.