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Global growth slows for first time in six months.

Global economic growth lost a little momentum in February, according to PMI survey data, but remained robust. The JPMorgan Global PMI, compiled by Markit from its various national surveys, fell for the first time in six months, down from January's 22-month high of 53.9 to a three-month low of 53.5.

Global economic growth

Despite the slight slowing, the survey data are consistent with global GDP rising at an annual rate of 2.5% i

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