Latest data released by Istat - 22 February 2018
- Prior m/m +1.3%
- Industrial sales y/y +7.2% vs +5.1% prior
- Industrial orders m/m +6.5% vs +0.3% prior
- Industrial orders y/y +6.9% vs +8.9% prior
Solid number across the board for Italy, though these are December figures - a little lagging behind. Minor data points overall.
EUR/USD now at 1.2281, still stuck in a range. EUR/JPY down to 131.73, near the lower end of the range. EUR/GBP at 0.8839, also range-bound.