Tag: Germany GDP

Financial Market Preview for June 6-10

The latest NFP report fell short – really short this time! – of market expectations with only 38K jobs added in May. And even though wages still grew at a pace of 2.5% per annum, the headline figure was really…

Financial Market Preview for May 9-13

The recent NFP report didn’t present, yet again, a clear picture as to where the U.S. labor market is heading: Wages went up but job growth didn’t meet market estimates. This week, the JOLTS report will provide another look at…

Euro Area GDP Down by 0.2% in Q2 2012

EURO AREA GDP 2012 Q2 update 2009-2012 GDP Q3011 (percent) August 2012

The Euro Area GDP contracted by 0.2% during the second quarter of 2012; this contraction in GDP came despite the slight growth in Germany’s economy by 0.3% and perhaps due to the decline in GDP in other leading countries such…

Euro Area GDP Remained Flat in Q1 2012

The Euro Area GDP didn’t change, i.e. the growth rate remained flat during the first quarter of 2012; this stagnation in GDP is mainly due to the growth in of Germany’s economy during the quarter by 0.5% that compensated for…

Euro Area GDP Rose by 0.2% in Q3 2011

The Euro Area GDP grew by a low rate of 0.2% during the third quarter of 2011; this slow paced growth is mainly due to the continuing low growth rate of Germany’s that grew by 0.5% during the third quarter…

Euro Area GDP grew by only 0.2% in Q2 2011

The Euro Area GDP grew by only 0.2% during the second quarter of 2011; this slow paced growth is mainly due to the disappointing growth rate of Germany’s GDP by only 0.1% during the second quarter 2011. During the first…