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German industrial output falls third month in a row in November

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(Reuters) - German industrial output unexpectedly fell in November for the third consecutive month, data showed on Tuesday, in a further sign that Europe's largest economy shifted into a lower gear in the final quarter of 2018.

Data from the showed industrial output was down by 1.9 percent, confounding a forecast for an increase of 0.3 percent.

The figure for October was revised down to a fall of 0.8 percent from a previously reported drop of 0.5 percent.

(Reporting by Michael Nienaber, editing by Riham Alkousaa)

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First Published: Tue, January 08 2019. 12:49 IST