April 20, 2018 / 2:19 PM / a month ago

Euro zone consumer confidence rises in April

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Euro zone consumer confidence unexpectedly rose in April, according to figures released by the European Commission on Friday.

The European Commission said a flash estimate showed euro zone consumer morale rose to 0.4 in April from 0.1 in March, without providing details on what caused this rise.

Analysts polled by Reuters had on average expected consumer confidence to fall to -0.2.

In the European Union as a whole, consumer sentiment decreased by 0.5 to -0.8.

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Reporting by Robert-Jan Bartunek; editing by Foo Yun Chee

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