Germany GDP second quarter preliminary reading was released showing better than expected data throughout the second three months of this year. Seasonally adjusted quarterly growth in Germany witnessed an expansion of 2.2 percent, higher than the previous revised 0.5% and the expected 1.3 percent, while the working day adjusted yearly GDP reading, rose by 3.7 percent, compared with the previous revised 2.0 percent and higher than the expected 2.4 percent. Moreover, the not seasonally adjusted yearly GDP estimate rose by 4.1 percent, compared with the previous revised 2.1 percent and the expected 2.6 percent. Exports declined to 2.6% from the revised prior reading of 2.3% from 3.0% yet surpassing the projected 1.5% while imports we saw improve to 6.1% from revised preceding reading of -1.6% from -1.8%, also beating the estimated 4.0%.