UK's manufacturing production slipped in October to 0.0% from the revised 1.3% from 1.6%, below forecasts of 0.5%. On the year, the reading soared to -7.8% from -9.3% which was revised to -9.8%, yet lower than projections of -7.2%.

With regard to industrial production, it also slumped to 0.0% relative to the revised 1.3% from 1.6% and median estimates of 0.5%, whereas it edged up on the year to -8.4%, higher than the prior -10.3% revised down to -10.8% but lower than predictions of -7.6%.