Kronos Worldwide Inc
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What saved PEUGX in 2015 were its picks from the consumer staples, telecom services, and utilities sectors.
In the trailing-one-year period, PEUGX has returned 1.0%, while from November’s end until December 22, the fund has fallen 4.5%.
The Putnam Europe Equity Fund rose 4.5% in October 2015 from a month ago. It fell 4.7% in the three-month period ended October 30, 2015.
The strength in Irish growth performance was confirmed in 1Q14 when the gross domestic product (or GDP) increased by 2.7% quarter-over-quarter. Although the growth was primarily driven by increasing net exports, domestic demand also made a positive contribution. Both private consumption and gross fixed capital formation increased in year-over-year (or YoY) terms.