NETHERLANDS DAYBOOK: Dutch Economy May Have Grown in 4th Quarter

Dutch gross domestic product in the fourth quarter may have increased 0.4 percent from the previous three-month period, according to a survey of analysts.

Growth in the Dutch economy, the fifth-largest in the euro area, came to a standstill in the third quarter. The national statistics bureau will release its gross domestic product estimate as well as retail sales and foreign trade figures for the month of December at 9:30 a.m. local time.

EQUITY MOVERS *Imtech NV said full-year net income rose to 140 million euros ($189 million) from 126 million euros a year earlier.

MARKETS: *The Amsterdam Exchanges Index (AEX) advanced 0.1 percent to 370.17. *The Stoxx Europe 600 Index gained 0.4 percent to 289.11. *The Euro was at $1.3509 at 7:50 a.m. Amsterdam time. *The Dutch 10-year bond yield was 3.473 percent at 7:50 a.m.

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