Demonstrably weaker than Reuter’s median forecast of 50.3. EUR/USD slips to 1.3217 on poor data. Services PMI 50.0, weaker than Reuter’s median forecast of 50.6.
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Versus revised -2.8 bln in December.
From 96 in January, weaker than median forecast of unchanged 96. Bank confirms estimate for flat Q1 GDP growth.
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