Industrial production for the month of October in France soared to -0.8% compared with the revised -1.2% from -1.5%. On the year, the reading inclined to -8.4% from -10.4% which was revised to -10.6%, yet analysts expected 0.7% rise on the month and 6.6% decline on the year.

Also manufacturing production for the same month was released showing a surge to -0.8l% relative to the revised -1.1% from -1.6%, below forecasts of 1.0%. The reading rose to -8.8% in the year ending October from the prior -11.0% revised down to -11.3%, lower than estimates of -6.5%.