Economic Buzz: Eurozone Sentix Investor Confidence Declines Notably In April

Eurozone investor confidence weakened in April on fears of trade war, survey data from think tank Sentix showed Monday. The investor sentiment index fell to 19.6 in April from 24.0 in March. The score was forecast to remain unchanged at 24.0. The third decline in a row was due to a significant deterioration in economic expectations. The current situation index came in at 43.0, down from 45.8 a month ago. The expectations index turned negative for the first time since July 2016. The score was -1.5 versus 4.3 in March.