Eurozone Retail Sales fell by 0.8% year-on-year in December, according to data released by Eurostat on Tuesday. This decline contrasts with the market expectation of a 0.9% decrease. Additionally, Retail Sales in the Eurozone dropped by 1.1% month-on-month during the same period, deviating from the anticipated 1.0% decline. The mixed data contributed to a slight downturn in the Euro, with the EUR/USD pair trading at 1.0730, reflecting a 0.08% decrease for the day.

Euro price today

The table below shows the percentage change of Euro (EUR) against listed major currencies today. Euro was the weakest against the Australian Dollar.

USD 0.09%-0.08%-0.08%-0.24%0.01%-0.05%0.24%
EUR-0.09% -0.17%-0.18%-0.34%-0.09%-0.14%0.15%
GBP0.07%0.16% -0.01%-0.18%0.07%0.02%0.31%
CAD0.07%0.19%0.02% -0.15%0.10%0.04%0.33%
AUD0.24%0.33%0.17%0.16% 0.25%0.19%0.47%
JPY-0.01%0.10%-0.07%-0.09%-0.26% -0.06%0.22%
NZD0.06%0.14%-0.02%-0.04%-0.20%0.06% 0.30%
The heat map shows percentage changes of major currencies against each other. The base currency is picked from the left column, while the quote currency is picked from the top row. For example, if you pick the Euro from the left column and move along the horizontal line to the Japanese Yen, the percentage change displayed in the box will represent EUR (base)/JPY (quote).

About Eurozone Retail Sales

The Retail Sales released by Eurostat are a measure of changes in sales of the Eurozone retail sector. It shows the performance of the retail sector in the short term. Percent changes reflect the rate of changes of such sales. The changes are widely followed as an indicator of consumer spending. Usually, positive economic growth anticipates “Bullishness” for the EUR, while a low reading is seen as negative, or bearish, for the EUR.

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