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Eurozone growth is accelerating—a hard Brexit could see us struggle to keep up

Most forecasts now expect the Eurozone to outgrowth the UK economy in both 2017 and 2018—what happens beyond that will be down to what version of Brexit we pursue

By Duncan Weldon  

For all the talk of economic turmoil in Europe, signs point to the Eurozone doing well. Photo: Pexel

Read much of the British press’s output on the European economy and it won’t be long before you come across words like “sclerotic”, “stagnant” or “moribund.” There is a peculiar type of glee that is found in talking up the Euro’s inevitable demise; doubly peculiar when one considers that a serious crisis in the UK’s largest trading partner would hardly be good news for our own economy.

The alleged catalyst for this…

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