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The European Central Bank’s Consumer Expectations Survey showed that inflation expectations for the year ahead slowed to 5.8% from 6.2%.

Germany’s Leading Economic Institutes raised the 2023 domestic growth forecast to 0.3% from -0.4% and lowered the 2024 outlook to 1.5% from 1.7%. The 2023 CPI forecast was cut to 6.0% from 8.8% while the 2024 forecast was started at 2.4%.

Swiss National Bank Vice Chair Schlegel repeated that everything will be done to bring inflation down, including additional rate hikes.

Finland became NATO’s 31st member state today.