US: Atlanta Fed GDPNow for Q1 rises to 2.1%


According to the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta's GDPNow model, the US economy is expected to grow at an annualized rate of 2.1% in the first quarter, up from 0.7% in the previous estimate.

"After releases from the US Census Bureau, the Institute for Supply Management, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, and the US Bureau of Economic Analysis, the nowcasts of first-quarter gross personal consumption expenditures growth, and first-quarter gross private domestic investment growth increased from 1.9% and -9.3%, respectively, to 3.0% and -6.2%, respectively," Atlanta Fed explained in its publication.

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This report doesn't seem to be having a noticeable impact on the US Dollar's performance against its rivals. As of writing, the US Dollar Index was posting small daily gains at 103.67.

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