The Untied Kingdom released the retail sales index for October, where the monthly retail sales index expanded by 0.6%, from the revised previous of 0.5% from 0.6%, better than expectations of 0.2% drop. In addition, the annual retail sales index expanded by 0.9% from the revised prior of 0.5% from 0.6%, compared with expectations of 0.1% drop.

Moreover, the monthly retail sales index excluding auto fuel improved by 0.6% from the revised previous of 0.6% from 0.7%, compared with expectations of 0.3% drop. In addition, the annual retail sales index excluding auto fuel climbed by 0.9% from the revised previous of 0.3% from 0.4%, better than the expected drop of 0.1%.