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TD Securities analysts suggest that for the UK economy, the release of March activity data rounds out the quarter, and will be accompanied by the quarterly growth figures.

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“We look for flat March m/m GDP growth (consensus: 0.0%), leaving the quarterly aggregate still at a relatively strong 0.5% q/q (consensus, BoE: 0.5%).”

“Key to this release will be the net contribution coming from inventories and imports as we look for the impact on the economy of pre-29 March Brexit stockbuilding. A strong net contribution on this front could be unwound in Q2.”