Growth broad-based across manufacturing, services and countries.
Purchasing managers’ index falls to a four-month low in January.
19-country economy ends 2015 with best quarterly performance since mid-2011.
Markit purchasing managers’ index slipped a full point to a 16-month low of 51.1 in November.
Markits says purchasing managers’ index falls to 51.4.
Only the US and Britain are growing at decent rates.
Think tank says more stimulus is needed.
Traders look to dismal eurozone growth over Ukraine fears.
US unemployment rate is on track to decline to 6.5% by 2015, and job gains will be spread across most economic sectors.
The ECB is tasked with setting monetary policy to keep inflation just below 2%, but inflation across the 17 EU countries fell to 0.8% in December.
The fall is fuelled by a 2.3% monthly decline in Germany, stoking fears about the fragility of the eurozone’s economy.
A 2% boost plus increased demand for commodities in China.
Austerity measures have kept a lid on economic growth; taxes choking consumption and investment.
Canada has to deal with protectionist measures if global free trade is going to be accomplished, finance minister says.
Lingering recession in the 17-nation eurozone and cold weather dragged down growth earlier this year.