The outlook for the world's major economies including the United States and Germany has deteriorated slightly, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) said on Monday.
In its latest monthly report on the global economy, the Paris-based think-tank said its composite leading indicator (CLI) for the 33-nation OECD area fell to 100.1 in August from 100.2 in July, pointing to an ongoing trend of weakening growth.
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The CLI for the euro area fell to 99.4 from 99.5, while the Group of Seven major nations - France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Britain and the United States - slipped by one point to 100.2.
(Reporting By Vicky Buffery)