Germany CPI for the month of March preliminary reading at 0.5% higher than both the advanced 0.4% and projected 0.3% while on the year they rose to 1.1% from 0.6% as the markets were expecting 0.3%. CPI EU Harmonized came in at 1.3% compared with 0.5% previous, while the monthly reading rose to 0.6% from the prior 0.4%. Analysts expected the reading to increase 0.9% on the year and 0.3% on the month.