GDP Latest: Euro Zone Avoids Recession But Inflation Picks Up.
There was bad news on the inflation front, though, with consumer-price gains accelerating this month in France and Spain. The figures will fuel the debate over how big an interest-rate hike the European Central Bank will opt for next. The euro area’s own inflation number is due just two days before the ECB’s May 4 decision. Follow us live on Tuesday to learn more.