The week ahead: Hard reality for the US and UK economies?

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Summary

The last week of April starts with the echoes from the French elections and continues with key economic data. A rate decision in Japan precedes the first GDP releases from the UK and the US. As voters are getting ready in Britain, will they finally see some of the negative effects of Brexit? In the US, the hard data pointed to a very weak Q1, but the soft data such as consumer confidence was much more optimistic. Which one will prevail? There are other interesting figures as well.

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