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European Economics Preview: Germany's Final Inflation Data Due

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Final inflation data from Germany and France are due on Friday, headlining a light day for the European economic news.

At 2.00 am ET, GDP, inflation and current account figures are due from Statistics Finland.

At 3.00 am ET, Destatis is scheduled to publish Germany's final consumer prices for February. Consumer price inflation is expected to remain unchanged at 1.7 percent, in line with the estimate released on February 28.

At 3.45 am ET, France final inflation figures are due from Insee. Inflation is seen at 1.4 percent in February, unchanged from flash estimate, and down from 1.5 percent in January.

At 4.00 am ET, Spain's INE releases final inflation data. Economists forecast inflation to match the flash estimate of 0.8 percent in February.

In the meantime, retail sales from the Czech Republic and consumer prices from Slovakia are due. The Czech retail sales growth is expected to ease to 3.5 percent in January from 4.8 percent in December.

At 5.00 am ET, Poland's consumer price inflation is due for February.

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