FXstreet.com (Barcelona) The mortgage applications volume picked up to 965.9 in the week ending on March 21, an increased of 48.1% from 652.0 shows the previous week. The last week the figure was a decrease of 2.9%, according to the last report of Mortgage Bankers Association.

Refinance index rise 82.2% to 4255.2 from 2335.2 the previous week, the adjusted Purchase Index increased 10.6% to 403.7 the week ending on March 21.

The four week moving average for the seasonally adjusted Market Index is up 11.3 percent to 743.6 from 668.4.