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European Economics Preview: France Business Sentiment Data Due


Business confidence from France is due on Monday, headlining a light day for the European economic news.

At 2.00 am ET, Sweden's AMV unemployment data is due for August. The jobless rate stood at 4 percent in July. In the meantime, Statistics Norway releases consumer and producer price data.

Half an hour later, Bank of France is slated to publish business sentiment survey results for August. The confidence index rose to 105 in July from 103.0 in June.

At 3.00 am ET, consumer price figures are due from the Czech Republic. Inflation is seen at 2.6 percent in August, up from 2.5 percent in July.

Also, Turkey's GDP data is due. Economists forecast the economy to grow 5.3 percent on year in the second quarter, after rising 5 percent in the first quarter.

At 4.00 am ET, Italy's Istat is slated to release industrial production data for July. Economists forecast production to fall 0.3 percent on month, reversing a 1.1 percent rise in June.

by RTTNews Staff Writer

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