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TradeTheNews.com EU Mid-Market Update: UK Q1 advance GDP misses expectations but will it have any impact in upcoming elections   
Tue, 28 Apr 05:20 AM EST/10:20 AM GMT
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Notes/Observations
- New Greek negotiating team brings optimism that an agreement can be achieved
- Chinese official downplays rumors of imminent QE
- UK Q1 Advance GDP misses expectations ahead of national elections; grows at slowest pace since Q4 2012

Economic data
- (JP) Japan Apr Small Business Confidence (miss): 47.4 v 49.0e
- (FR) France Apr Consumer Confidence: 94 v 94e (highest since Jan 2010)
- (SE) Sweden Apr Consumer Confidence (miss): 97.1 v 100.8e; Manufacturing Confidence (miss): 93.7 v 102.1e
; Economic Tendency Survey: 99.2 v 102.0e
- (EU) ECB €71 borrowed in overnight loan facility vs. €31M prior; €89.1B parked in deposit facility vs. €86.2B prior - Daily Eurosystem Liquidity Conditions
- (SE) Sweden Mar Trade Balance (SEK): 4.2B v 2.0Be
- (SE) Sweden Mar PPI M/M: 0.3% v 1.1% prior; Y/Y: 2.3% v 1.9% prior
- (SE) Sweden Mar Retail Sales M/M: 0.7% v 0.2%; Y/Y: 4.6% v 3.4%e
- (NO) Norway Q1 Industrial Confidence: -3 v -2e
- (UK) Q1 Advance GDP (miss) Q/Q: 0.3% v 0.5%e; Y/Y: 2.4% v 2.6%e (slowest pace since Q4 2012)
- (UK) Mar BBA Loans for House Purchase (beat): 38.8K v 37.8Ke
- (HK) Hong Kong Mar Trade Balance (HKD): -46.2B v -45.0Be; Exports Y/Y: -1.8% v +2.1%e; Imports Y/Y ...
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