In a surprise, manufacturing business sentiment in France increased in April on upbeat orders, data from French Statistics agency Insee showed on Thursday. Business confidence in France, rose by 2 points to 104, up from March's 102 reading. The wider range of business confidence which accounts for services, wholesale, construction and retail was at 101 in April, unchanged from March's print. Insee said that while business confidence increase in the industry and construction sectors, confidence dropped in the services sector but noted that French business climate was overall stable based on the composite indicator.
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Daily Analysis - 22/04/2016