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Eurozone confidence figures launched Wednesday add to the proof that the area’s financial system is struggling to develop.
Nonetheless, EURUSD continues to strengthen and its advance might effectively lengthen increased.
Euro shrugs off weak Eurozone confidence information
Confidence within the Eurozone remained poor in February, in line with the newest sentiment information from the European Fee.
The area’s headline enterprise local weather index was unchanged from January at zero.69 whereas financial and industrial sentiment each fell. There was a small enhance in providers sentiment however shopper confidence remained unfavorable.
Financial confidence was down for the eighth consecutive month to a brand new two-year low however EURUSD was just about unaffected by the info and stays throughout the upward-sloping channel in place since February 15.
EURUSD Value Chart, Hourly Timeframe (February 11-27, 2019)
Chart by IG (You possibly can click on on it for a bigger picture)
The shortage of progress within the Eurozone financial system was emphasised earlier this month by information displaying that German GDP was flat within the fourth quarter of final 12 months after a zero.2% contraction within the third quarter. Italian figures had been even worse, displaying the nation was in a technical recession on the finish of final 12 months after two successive quarters of unfavorable progress.
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