FXstreet.com (Barcelona) - European markets are rising on Thursday session after the mixed Asian close. China's economy grows 6.1%, slowest pace in a decade, has been taken as a sign that its economy may be on a recovery path, EUR/USD is trading below 1.3150, GBP/USD falls below 1.4900 and USD/CHF rise above 1.1500.

EUROSTOXX 50 is rising 0.95%, CAC 40 is posting 0.91% increases, DAX gains 0.72%, AEX rises 0.63% and the IBEX 35 climbs up 1.64%.

Asian markets finished its session mixed, Nikkei has risen 0.1%, falling to be above 9000 psychologically level. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 closed 0.8% higher, New Zealand's NZX 50 rose 2.4% and Hong Kong's Hang Seng fell 0.6%.

USD/CHF has risen 0.70% along the day to break the 1.1490 resistance and to trade above the 1.1500 level. GBP/USD has broken 1.4950 support and it has begun to fall below 1.4900 level to reach the fresh intra-day low at 1.4870.

EUR/USD has fallen below the 1.3150 level to reach the 1.3130, fresh intra-day low, after the worse than expected annual industrial production data of the European Union in February.

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