Germany’s economic institutes to lower 2021 GDP growth forecast to 3.7% – Reuters

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Germany’s economic institutes will revise their forecast for 2021 economic growth lower to 3.7% from 4.7% due to the fact that coronavirus-related restrictions remain in place longer than initially expected, Reuters reported on Wednesday, citing two sources.

The joint publication is expected to be released on Thursday, according to Reuters.

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This headline doesn’t seem to be having a significant impact on market sentiment. As of writing, Germany’s DAX 30 Index was virtually unchanged on a daily basis at 15,230. Meanwhile, the EUR/USD pair was up 0.18% at 1.1968.

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