BERLIN, April 30 (Reuters) – German monthly retail sales unexpectedly fell in March, data showed on Monday, marking a fourth consecutive drop and dampening cheer around a consumer-led upswing in Europe’s biggest economy.

The volatile indicator, which is often subject to revision, showed retail sales decreased by 0.6 percent on the month in real terms, the Federal Statistics Office said.

That confounded the Reuters consensus forecast for a 0.8 percent rise and followed…