- Euro zone industrial production rose 1.2 pct m/m in August and was up 5.3 pct y/y

- Data beat expectations for a 0.7 pct monthly decline in output and a 2.2 pct y/y increase,indicating the economic slowdown in Q3 might be smaller than feared

- German output fell 1 pct m/m but was still 7.8 pct higher than a year earlier, while Ireland showed a jump of 4.4 pct m/m and 10.1 pct y/y

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