According to the latest figures released by Eurostat on Friday, Eurozone Industrial Production tumbled less-than-expected in April.
Industrial production slumped 17.1% on the month, bettering the consensus expectations of a 20.0% decline as well as the previous figure of -11.9%.
On an annualized basis, the bloc’s industrial output plunged 28% in April vs. -29.5% expected and -13.5% last. The industrial figures reported the biggest monthly drop since records began in 1991.
EUR/USD extends retreat from daily highs of 1.1341 on plunging Eurozone Industrial Production and broad US dollar pullback. The spot trades at 1.1321, still up 0.25% on a daily basis.