FXstreet.com (Barcelona) - Consumer spending has inched up in September in France thanks to good results in textile-leather expenditures, which outbalanced the decrease on expenditure on durable goods, according to data by the French statistics institute, Insee.

Household consumption has increased 0.1% in September, sharply below the 0.7% increase seeing in August, which has been revised down from the initial1.0% increase estimation, but yet far better than the 0.5% decrease advanced by the market consensus.

Expenditure in textiles and leather has increased 1.7% after a 1.5% fall on the previous month, while spending on durable goods fell by 0.5% after a2.8% increase in August.