Growth continues rather strong despite instability in the financial markets
Rather strong Euro area growth is expected for the euro area in the 2015-2016 winter quarters, according to the EUROGROWTH Indicator calculated by the Euroframe group in February 2016. The Indicator estimate for the fourth quarter of 2015 stands at 0.6 per cent growth, down by 0.1 percentage point from January, while the 2016Q1 estimate is unchanged at 0.5 per cent. In year-on-year terms, the growth rates for the two forecast quarters are 1.9 and 1.8 per cent, respectively.
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