The continent’s largest economy is growing at an accelerated pace: 0.6% in the first quarter of 2017. Year over year, the growth rate is 1.7%. Both figures come out as expected.
EUR/USD trades steadily at 1.0870.
In a separate publication, final CPI numbers are confirmed at 0% m/m and 2% y/y. Revisions to inflation data are not common.
The German economy was expected to grow at a robust rate of 0.6% in Q1 2017, following 0.4% in Q4 2016. Growth data has already been released for the wider euro-zone, and it stood at 0.5%. The numbers from the continent’s largest economy will significantly shape the final data.
EUR/USD was trading steadily at 1.0870. After Macron’s ascendancy to the French presidency, the common currency “sold the fact” and lost ground. However, it stayed shy of the big gap that followed the first round of the elections.
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