The Bank of France released its gross domestic product (GDP) forecasts for France on Tuesday. French economy is expected to expand at 0.3% in the second quarter, after a 0.5% growth in the first quarter.
The manufacturing business confidence index remained unchanged at 99 in April. Companies expect a growth in activity to accelerate in May.
The services business sentiment index remained unchanged at 96 in April. But services companies expect a rise in activity in May.
The construction business sentiment index increased to 97 in April from 96 in March. Companies expect an increase in activity in May.