MADRID Feb 26 Available data from the first
quarter suggests Spanish economic activity has continued to be
moderately positive, the Bank of Spain said in its monthly
report on Wednesday.
Spain's gross domestic product expanded by 0.3 percent in
the fourth quarter from a quarter earlier, official data is
expected to show on Thursday, after 0.1 percent growth from June
to September, the first registered in more than two years.
"The little information available for the first quarter of
2014 points, in general terms, to a continuation of moderately
positive activity," the central bank said.
Spain's economy will expand is set to expand by a
faster-than-expected 1.0 percent in 2014, leading to moderate
job creation for the first time in six years, Prime Minister
Mariano Rajoy said on Tuesday.