- As expected, Germany's Gfk consumer confidence index has held steady at 8.5 heading into May.
- The reading comes after the Ifo index last week showed an increase in business optimisim.
- DAX futures are +0.2%, while the euro is +0.1% at $1.3865.
- Gfk Web site
- ETFs: EWG, BUND, EWGS, GERJ, BUNL, DBGR, DXGE, FGM, BUNT, GGOV