Manufacturing falters as global demand weakens

September 1, 2016 10:20 AM

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Manufacturing falters as global demand weakens

LONDON/SINGAPORE Manufacturers across Asia and Europe showed few signs of returning to health in August, as demand remained fitful at best, although British factories bucked the global trend, surveys showed on Thursday.

Britain's manufacturing rebounded from the shock of June's vote to leave the European Union, helped by a boost to exports from sterling's post-Brexit slump [GB/PMIM].

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