BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The euro zone economy accelerated in the first three months of this year, EU statistics agency Eurostat confirmed on Thursday, driven by household spending, investment and trade.
Eurostat confirmed its earlier estimate that gross domestic product in the 19 countries sharing the euro rose 0.4% quarter on quarter in the January-March period. It also kept its figure of 1.2% for year-on-year growth.
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That follows expansion of 0.2% quarter-on-quarter and 1.2% year-on-year in the fourth quarter of...