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First fall in euro zone unemployment points to muted recovery

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The number of people out of a job in the euro zone has fallen for the first time in more than two years, the latest sign the bloc may make a muted recovery from recession later this year.Full story

Strong euro zone, U.S. data push German yields higher

LONDON (Reuters) - German bond yields jumped on Wednesday, with upbeat business surveys in the euro zone and the United States suggesting future global monetary conditions could be tighter than investors previously expected. Full story

News Summary: Eurozone recovery hopes mount

THE NEWS: Financial information company Markit said its eurozone monthly purchasing managers' index — a broad gauge of economic activity — rose for the fourth straight month, to 50.4 points in July from 48.7 in June. Full story

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