Retail sales index in U.S. recorded strong increase in last two months…

Monday, 16 April 2012 04:18

The U.S. Census Bureau reported today that country’s retail sales climbed up by seasonally adjusted 0.8% last month, exceeding highly expectations for 0.4% growth.

As for core retail sales, index improved also by 0.8% in March. Today’s reading follows a 0.9% gain in February.

In a yearly capture retail sales improved at 6.5% annual pace. Core index (excluding automobiles) recorded also gain in yearly capture at 6.1%

Euro remained below USD after news release. The couple was traded at 1.3038.