European Economics Preview: Germany Final Consumer Price Data Due

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Final consumer prices from Germany and France are due on Thursday, headlining a light day for the European economic news.

At 2.00 am ET, the Office for National Statistics releases Germany's final CPI and HICP data for March. According to preliminary estimate, consumer price inflation advanced to 1.7 percent from 1.3 percent in February.

At 2.45 am ET, France final consumer price data is due. The statistical office is expected to confirm a 1.1 percent annual rise in consumer prices in March.

At 4.00 am ET, Italy's Istat releases CPI and HICP figures for March. Economists expect the Istat to confirm that consumer prices rose 0.8 percent and harmonized prices climbed 0.6 percent.

Half an hour later, the Bank of England is slated to issue Credit Conditions survey data.

At 7.00 am ET, Turkey's central bank announces the outcome of its monetary policy meeting. The bank is expected to hold its one-week repo rate at 19.00 percent.

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