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French, Spanish Economies Lost Momentum Before U.K. Brexit Vote

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  • ECB looking to third quarter to see impact of U.K. vote
  • Euro-area confidence registered surprise gain: Commission

French growth unexpectedly stalled in the second quarter and Spain’s expansion slowed, underlining the fragile footing of the economy even before British voters dealt the region its latest blow by opting to leave the European Union.

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