Germany released the preliminary reading of the gross domestic product index for the second quarter of the current year, where the annual non-seasonally adjusted GDP expanded by 2.8% from the adjusted prior of 5.0% from 5.2% and below the expected estimate of 3.2%.

Moreover, the economy expanded a seasonally adjusted 0.1%, worse than the adjusted previous of 1.3% from 1.5% and below the expected expansion of 0.5%.

On the other hand, the annual working day adjusted index improved by 2.7% less than the expected improvement of 3.1% and worse than the adjusted previous of 4.7% from 4.9%.