The euro zone released the trade balance figures for September, where the seasonally adjusted trade balance recorded 2.1 billion euros surplus compared with the revised previous deficit of 1.2 billion euros from 1.0 billion euros, better than the expected widening deficit of 1.5 billion euros.

The trade balance figures also reflected surplus of 2.9 billion euros from the revised previous deficit of 4.4 billion euros from 3.4 billions, better than the expected surplus of 2.0 billion euros.