France released its business confidence indicator showing that for the month of October it came in at 89 higher than both the revised prior reading of 86 from 85 and the expected reading of 87.

Own-company production outlook for the same month improved to -2 from the revised preceding reading of -6 from -11 while it was anticipated to come in at -9.

Also released was production outlook indicator showing that it rose to -11 from -16 which is higher than the forecasted reading of -13.