The United Kingdom released the industrial production index for August, where the index expanded by 0.2% from the revised previous drop of 0.4% from 0.2%, better than the expected drop of 0.2%. In addition the annual industrial production index dropped by 1.0% from the adjusted prior drop of 0.9% from 0.7%, better than the expected drop of 1.1%.

Moreover, the manufacturing production index also dropped by 0.3% from the revised previous drop of 0.2% from the 0.1% expansion, worse than the expected 0.2% drop. In addition, the annual manufacturing production expanded by 1.5% from the revised previous of 2.6% from 1.9%, worse than the expected 1.6% expansion.