European economy


EU car registrations up 13.7% year-on-year in April vs. 5.2% drop in March

Link Securities | The European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) yesterday reported that European Union (EU) passenger car registrations rose 13.7% year-on-year in April (-5.2% in March) to 914,000 units, driven by solid increases in all major markets. Sales in most EU markets recorded gains, including Spain (23.1%), Germany (19.8%), France (10.9%) and Italy (7.7%). In turn, electric car registrations in the EU grew by 14.8% to 108,500 units and their…

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EC keeps Eurozone annual growth forecast for 2024 stable at 0.8%, while confirming 0.4% rebound in 1Q24

Bankinter: European Commission forecasts point to a soft landing for the economy.- GDP: +0.8% versus +0.8% previously in 2024 and +1.4% versus +1.5% previously in 2025. CPI: +2.5% versus +2.7% previously and +2.1% versus +2.2% previously respectively. Analysis: After the downward revision of growth for the Eurozone in the February report, the EC maintains its forecast for 2024 and revises the estimate for 2025 downwards very slightly. The institution continues…