Euro zone trade balance for February posted a surplus of 2.6 billion euros from the revised prior deficit of 9.0 from 8.9 billion euros while markets were projecting a deficit of 0.5 billion euros. The same reading but seasonally adjusted showed that the surplus widened further to 3.3 billion euros from the revised prior 1.9 from 1.8 billion euros, which surpassed the projected surplus of 3.0 billion euros.