Salient to Investors:
The median economist expects:
- Britain to fall 0.1 percent in Q4 and grow 0.2 percent in Q1 2013; and the UK economy to fall 0.1 percent in 2012 and rise 1.1 percent in 2013.
- Germany to fall 0.1 percent in Q4 and rise 0.2 percent; and rise 0.3 percent in both Q1 and Q2 2013.
- The euro region to fall 0.3 percent in Q4 and stagnate in Q1 2013, and fall 0.5 percent in 2012 and barely grow in 2013.
- Japan will fall 0.4 percent in Q4 2012.
Samuel Tombs at Capital Economics said there’s a high chance that Britain will fall back in Q4.