• The only worthwhile news for EU Economic Area for Thursday is the German Preliminary CPI (Consumer Price Index) and the German Unemployment change related to the European Unions’ biggest Economy. The European Parliament overwhelmingly supported the post-Brexit trade deal between Britain and the European Union, clearing the way towards its ratification. British exports to the EU fell by 47% in January-February and imports by 20%, an indication that may weaken the British Pound vs the Euro.
• At 07:55 (GMT) the announcement of the German Unemployment change is due for the month. Although it's generally viewed as a lagging indicator, the number of unemployed people is an important signal of overall economic health.
• A number of blue-chip European companies released quarterly earnings this week including Santander, Lloyds, Deutche Bank and Sanofi with the results being generally positive.
European indices yesterday :
• DAX: +0.28%
• EURO: +0.08%
• MIB: -0.06%
• CAC: +0.53%