The euro-zone released its business climate indicator for March coming in at 1.41 higher than the prior revised 1.46 and the expected readings of 42.

Consumer confidence for March remained unchanged at -10.6 which was expected by markets, while economic confidence dropped to 107.3 from the revised 107.9 and lower than the expected 107.5. Furthermore, the industrial confidence remained at 6.6, compared with the expected 6.0 while the services confidence dropped to 10.8 from the previous revised 11.2 and the expected 11.5.