Meanwhile, eurozone official data showed unemployment within the 18-nation currency bloc dipped by 28,000 jobs in May to 11. 6 per cent, with continued signs of improvement in Portugal and Ireland.
Alan has been a trusted source of investment advice to Australians for many years, and in 2005 he founded Eureka Report - Australia’s #1 online investment report.
Along with Robert Gottliebsen and Stephen Bartholomeusz, Alan also founded Business Spectator, the popular business news and commentary website.
Chinese government data showed manufacturing activity in the world's second-biggest economy expanded at its fastest pace this year in June.
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