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Bouncing back
September's interest rate cut in the US helped share prices around the world to bounce back, despite on-going difficulties in the banking sector. Although this pushed the Dow to a record high, it also pushed the Dollar to a record low. Chris Sleight reports.
Hungarian prospects
Following a period of impressive growth, the Hungarian construction sector has stalled over the last two years Drarne Gobert of Luther, Fest & Kajli (part of the Pinsent Masons Luther Group) looks at what has happened and what the future holds.
Reduced VAT is back
A new study by the Commission has re-opened the debate on reduced VAT rates for residential renovation and other labour-intensive industries. Although in favour of such measures, FIEC believes the advantages of reduced VAT still need to be emphasised.
More flexibility
With legislation on engine emissions set to get more demanding in the coming years, CECE is calling for an extension to the flexibility provisions that help manufacturers make the transition from one stage to the next.
Eastern promise: growth in Central and Eastern Europe
While growth in Western Europe's construction sector is forecast to slow down in the coming years, several Central and Eastern European countries look like posting double-digit growth. Richard High reports
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