Should Investors be Buying Europe?

The eurozone is officially out of recession. Does this mean it is safe for investors to re-enter the fray?

Emma Wall 14 August, 2013 | 3:22PM
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The eurozone's combined economies grew by 0.2% in the three months to the end of June - meaning the group of troubled countries is officially out of recession. 

The region's economy had shrank for the previous six quarters, but was widely expected to post positive results today, as the two largest eurozone nations - France and Germany returned to form. 

Those six quarters amounted to 18 months of recession for the eurozone - the longest period of economic decline since the formation of the euro. 

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Securities Mentioned in Article

Security NamePriceChange (%)Morningstar
Rating
BlackRock European Dynamic A Acc984.82 GBP0.46Rating
Fidelity Sust European Equity A Acc600.10 GBP0.27Rating
Janus Henderson European Gr A Acc288.31 GBP0.53Rating
Jupiter European L Inc3,094.20 GBP0.17Rating
Liontrust European Opports A Acc GBP  

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Emma Wall  is former Senior International Editor for Morningstar

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