At 2.00 am ET Tuesday, Destatis is scheduled to issue Germany’s external trade figures. Exports are forecast to grow 0.4 percent on month and import to climb 0.1 percent in August. The trade surplus is seen at EUR 16.2 billion versus EUR 16.5 billion in July.
Ahead of the data, the euro traded mixed against its major counterparts. While the euro rose against the franc, it held steady against the greenback, the pound and the yen.
The euro was worth 130.01 against the yen, 1.1412 against the franc, 0.8777 against the pound and 1.1497 against the greenback as of 1:55 am ET.