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European stocks were little changed , after the biggest weekly gain in more than a month , as investors awaited economic data from Europe and America at the end of this week. Futures on American stock indexes and Asian shares rose .
Little influenced by the data for the euro area , namely inflation . As it became known , the annual inflation rate in the euro zone fell again in March , beating with the average forecasts of experts , and the lowest level since late 2009 . According to a report in the March consumer price index rose by 0.5 % from March 2013 , compared with a gain of 0.7 % a month earlier , and estimates at 0.6 .
The data also showed that the cost of energy in the eurozone fell in March by 2.1 % after declining 2.3% in February. Food, alcohol and tobacco products rose by 1 % after rising 1.5 % the previous month .
Core CPI , which excludes vollatilnye items such as energy and food prices , growth slowed to 0.8% from 1.0% in February.
The Stoxx Europe 600 Index gained 0.1 percent. Last week, the sensor increased by 1.8 percent .
Now switch to the attention of investors reports on business activity in the manufacturing industry and services the United States, as well as the March unemployment in the U.S. , which will be released this week.
Will also be an important meeting of the European Central Bank, which is likely to keep its key interest rate at a record low - 0.25 percent .
Shares of Novartis AG - Swiss pharmaceutical company , rose 3.2%. The company announced positive results of the last phase of clinical trials of the drug to compensate for chronic heart failure.
The cost of the Dutch ING Groep NV increased by 2.4 % , as it became known that the FCCU intends to repay the bailout state loan no later than May 2015 and in the same year to resume the payment of dividends to shareholders.
Quotes Drillish AG - German telephone service provider , rose 2.4 % on expectations of a special dividend or share repurchases.
Cost of Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena SpA jumped 9 percent after the biggest investor said he sells an additional share .
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FTSE 100 6,624.58 +9.00 +0.14 %
CAC 40 4,405.26 -6.00 -0.14%
DAX 9,582.1 -5.09 -0.05%
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