Germany's GDP slumped by the most in four years in Q4 2012, with French, Italian and Japanese growth also contracting more than expected on the quarter.
According to initial estimates, German GDP fell 0.6% in the fourth quarter of 2012; the biggest drop since the fourth quarter of 2008. French Q4 GDP, meanwhile, fell by 0.3%. Slumping export numbers...
£44bn committed to sector over five years
Key points from Hammond's 'balanced' Budget
No stamp duty on homes under £300,000
Second Budget this year
Rises in-line with CPI