FXstreet.com (Barcelona) - The latest flash estimations of both Purchasing Managers Index for the Euro Zone's services and manufacturing have shown subtle variations from the previous month's figures, an slight increase of services activity, and a mild slowdown in the side of the manufacturing sector.

As expected by the market, the flash preliminary estimate of the services PMI has shown a slight increase to 51.0 points frpm 50.6 in January, while the manufacturing PMI index in expected to ease to 52.3 in February, from 52.8 in January.

The composite index, as a result, is expected to rise to 52.7 in February from 51.8 in January, according to preliminary estimations released by NTC Economics.