The final composite PMI for June, which combines manufacturing and services activity, came in at 54.2

Euro zone businesses shrug off Greek fears

03 Jul Euro zone business activity expanded at its fastest pace in four years last month as the ECB's stimulus package more than offset fears Greece could crash out of the currency union, surveys showed.

Markit/CIPS UK Services Purchasing Managers' Index rose by two points in June to 58.5

UK services PMI jumps in June

03 Jul Britain's private-sector services grew more than expected last month, suggesting the economic recovery picked up going into the second half of the year, a survey showed today.

Oil traders continued to focus on Greek situation

Oil prices ease ahead of Greece vote

03 Jul Oil prices eased in Asian trade today ahead of a weekend bailout reform referendum in Greece that could determine its future in the euro zone.

A look at some of today's business stories in the newspapers

Today in the press

03 Jul Minister for Finance Michael Noonan said the risk to the Irish economy from the uncertain situation in Greece was "second-round" in nature.

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