German Ifo business falls less than expected in August

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Visitors ride bicycles past the Reichstag, seat of the German parliament, the Bundestag, on July 13, 2015 in Berlin, Germany.

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Visitors ride bicycles past the Reichstag, seat of the German parliament, the Bundestag, on July 13, 2015 in Berlin, Germany.

The Munich-based Ifo economic institute said its business climate index, based on a monthly survey of some 7,000 firms, edged down to 115.9 from 116.0 in July. The reading compared with a Reuters consensus forecast for a value of 115.5.

“Germany’s economy remains on track for growth,” Ifo chief Clemens Fuest said in a statement.

The drop was due to firms taking a slightly less positive assessment of the current business situation while managers’ business outlook for the next six months improved against the trend, the survey showed.

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