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European Economics Preview: German Consumer Confidence Data Due

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Consumer confidence from Germany is due on Thursday, headlining a light day for the European economic news.

At 2.00 am ET, Germany's Gfk consumer confidence data is due. The forward-looking consumer sentiment index is seen at -2.8 in November versus -1.6 in October.

In the meantime, unemployment data is due from Statistics Norway. The jobless rate is forecast to fall to 5.1 percent in three months to August.

At 2.45 am ET, the French statistical office Insee releases business confidence survey results. The sentiment index is forecast to remain unchanged at 96 in October.

At 3.00 am ET, consumer confidence from Turkey is due.

At 6.00 am ET, the Confederation of British Industry releases Industrial Trends survey results. The order book balance is seen at -45 percent in October versus -48 percent in September.

At 7.00 am ET, Turkey's central bank announces its interest rate decision. The bank is expected to lift its one-week repo rate to 12.00 percent from 10.25 percent.

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