The EMU Consumer Confidence Flash results where just released. The announcement is expected to affect the following instruments for the next few hours:
Due to the increased volatility in the market around this news event we would advise that you review any open positions in the market.
These statistics are based on the past 12 EMU Consumer Confidence Flash events, in which these instruments were all affected
Why this event matters:
In Euro Area, the Consumer Economic Sentiment Indicator measures the level of optimism that consumers have about the economy. The survey is made by phone and covers 23 000 households in the Euro Area. The number of households sample varies across the zone. The questions focus on current economic and financial situation, savings intention as well as on expected developments regarding: consumer price indexes, general economic situation and major purchases of durable goods. The Consumer ESI measures consumer confidence on a scale of -100 to 100, where -100 indicate extreme lack of confidence, 0 neutrality and 100 extreme confidence.
Disclaimer: Past performance may not be indicative of future performance