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US Q3 GDP and PCE numbers in focus today - Danske

FXStreet (Łódź) - Allan von Mehren, Chief Analyst at Danske suggests that US GDP growth slowed down slightly in Q3.

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"In the US we will get the first release of Q3 GDP. After strong Q2 GDP data (4.6% y/y), the expectation for Q3 is a slight decline to 3.0%."

"We expect some moderation in US growth but lower gasoline prices should make sure the economy stays on a positive path, albeit at a slightly slower pace."

"US PCE is also released and our model predicts 0.1% m/m for core PCE, meaning the yearly change continues to be1.5%."

"Last week core CPI rose less than expected, which might contribute to a downside risk to the PCE."

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