Japan Q1 GDP (prelim) coming up at 2350GMT

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Japan at 2350GMT – the preliminary Q1 GDP estimate

  • GDP (seasonally adjusted) for Q1, preliminary, q/q: expected  0.5%, prior 0.3%
  • GDP Annualized (seasonally adjusted) for Q1, preliminary y/y: expected 1.7%, prior 1.2%
  • GDP Nominal (seasonally adjusted), preliminary q/q: expected 0.1%, prior 0.4%
  • GDP Deflator y/y, preliminary: expected -0.7%, prior -0.1%. The deflator is an inflation indicator. Ugh. Moving right along ….
  • GDP Consumer Spending preliminary q/q, expected is 0.5%, prior was  0.0%
  • GDP Business Spending preliminary q/q: expected -0.4%, prior was 2.0%

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