Unexpected rebounds in France, Germany raise recovery hopes

The French and German economies, the two largest in the euro zone, grew 0.3% in the second quarter. The development is raising hopes that the economic downturn has bottomed out in the region. Economists had predicted that both economies would contract. Overall, GDP in the euro zone gave up only 0.1% during the period, according to the European statistics office.

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