The United Kingdom released the retail sales index for September, where the retail sales index excluding Auto fuel expanded by 0.7% from the revised prior drop of 0.4% from 0.1%, better than expectations of 0.2% expansion. In addition, the annual retail sales index excluding Auto fuel also expanded by 0.4% from the revised previous drop of 1.0% from 0.1%, worse than expectations of 0.6%.

Moreover, the retail sales index including Auto fuel expanded by 0.6% from the revised prior of 0.4% from 0.2%, better than the expected steady reading. On the other hand, the annual index expanded by 0.6% in line with expectations, yet better than the previous revised drop of 0.8%.