The euro zone released its business climate indicator for December at -1.22 higher than the revised prior reading of -1.53 from -1.56 and higher than the projected -1.43, consumer confidence came in at -16 inline with expectations yet better than the previous -17 while economic confidence at 91.3 higher than the predicted 90.0 and prior 88.8.

Also released was industrial confidence for December at -16 better than the forecasted and prior -17 and -19 respectively while services confidence improved to -3 inline with expectations and higher than the previous -4.