Eurozone turning a corner as recession set to end

LONDON • The recession that’s gripped the eurozone since late 2011 is likely over. On Wednesday official figures are expected to show that economic growth among the 17 countries that use the euro inched up 0.2 percent in the April-June quarter compared with the previous quarter. The increase is slight. But it would end six straight quarters of a debilitating recession — the longest to afflict the single-currency bloc since its creation in 1999. And it would represent an encouraging sign for othe...

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