The euro zone released the trade balance for August, where the non-seasonally adjusted trade deficit amounted 3.4 billion euros from the revised previous of 2.5 billions from 4.3 billion euros, yet better than the expected deficit of 4.0 billion euros.

Moreover, the seasonally adjusted trade deficit narrowed to 1.0 billion euros from the revised previous trade deficit of 3.7 billion euros from 4.0 billion euros.