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French Prelim GDP

French Prelim GDP

Measures Change in the value of all goods and services produced by the economy; Usual Effect Actual > Forecast = Good for currency; Frequency Released quarterly, about 45 days after the quarter ends; FF Notes There are two versions of GDP released about 45 days apart - Preliminary and Final. The Preliminary release is the earliest and thus tends to have the most impact. The Final is not included for lack of significance; Why Traders Care It's the broadest measure of economic activity and the primary gauge of the economy's health; Acronyms Gross Domestic Product (GDP);