Thursday, major statistical reports due for the day are Swiss producer and import prices and Eurozone industrial output and consumer prices.

At 2.00am ET, the German statistical office Destatis is set to release the details of employment in manufacturing for the month of February.

At the same time, EU 25 new car registrations data for March is also expected. In February, car registrations were down 18%.

Thereafter, the Swiss producer and import prices report is due from the Federal Statistical Office at 3.15am ET. Producer and import prices are forecast to fall 2.4% annually in March compared to a 1.8% drop in February. Month-on-month, producer and import prices are expected to fall 0.2%.

At 3.30am ET, Dutch retail trade and unemployment details are expected. The jobless rate is seen at 4% during January to March period.

Afterwards, a revised data for Italian CPI is due at 4.00am ET. Consumer prices are expected to rise 1.2% annually in March and increase 0.1% from the prior month.

Reports due at 5.00am ET are Eurozone consumer prices and industrial production. Annual inflation for March is forecast to match the initial estimate of 0.6%, which was the lowest level since the launch of euro ten years ago.

In the meantime, industrial production in the Euro area is predicted to plunge 18% annually in February versus 17.3% decline in January. Meanwhile, monthly decline is seen at 2.5%.

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