Buba's Weber says Q1 growth high

Bundesbank President Axel Weber said on Tuesday 26 April that Germany's economic growth in the first quarter was likely the "strongest" in the year, and is estimated to have posted "roughly about 0.5 pct" GDP growth.

Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a conference, Weber repeated that the bank still expects GDP growth in Germany this year will be "about 1 pct" adjusted for the number of calendar days, and "correspond to 0.8 pct growth" in real terms. "We still assume that is the most pr