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Euro zone consumer confidence improves more than expected in April
April 22, 2014 / 2:16 PM / 4 years ago

Euro zone consumer confidence improves more than expected in April

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Euro zone consumer confidence rose 0.6 points month-on-month to -8.7 in April, beating market expectations, the European Commission said in its first estimate on Tuesday.

A man pulls a trolley of vegetables at the Lisbon urban area wholesaler market in Loures February 27, 2013. REUTERS/Jose Manuel Ribeiro

Economists polled by Reuters had expected an improvement to 9.0.

For the whole of the 28-nation European Union, consumer confidence improved by 0.8 points to -5.8 in April against March, the Commission said.

Reporting By Jan Strupczewski

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