From Bloomberg- Employers in the U.S. probably expanded payrolls in April by the most in five months, adding to evidence the world’s largest economy is springing back from a weak start to the year.
The Labor Department’s jobs report concludes a busy week on the U.S. economic calendar. The government’s initial tally of first-quarter gross domestic product on April 30 may show the slowest growth in a year. Federal Reserve policy makers, who on the same day conclude their third meeting of the year, will probably reduce the pace of assets purchases designed to stoke the economy.
Elsewhere, the U.K. economy is gaining momentum — probably expanding from January through March at the fastest pace in almost four years — while Brazil is likely to report that the primary budget surplus remained close to a five-month low, and growth in Taiwan was the strongest since 2012.