The French economy finished 2017 on a high note with strength in industry and services, a survey by the Bank of France showed Thursday.
Based on measures of business activity in its December survey, the Bank of France raised its fourth-quarter growth forecast to 0.6% quarter-on-quarter from 0.5% previously.
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The central bank's sentiment indicator for the manufacturing industry rose to 110 in December from 106 in November. In services, the indicator rose one point to 103.
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January 11, 2018 04:05 ET (09:05 GMT)