The U.S. preliminary reading of the Uni. of Michigan Confidence for September accelerated to 57.8; better than a forecasted 57.0 and a prior reading of 55.7.

The economic conditions index advanced to 74.5 from 68.7 reported in August, while the economic outlook index retreated to 47.0 in September from 47.4.

The 1-Year inflation expectations index picked up to 3.7%, compared with 3.5% in September, while the 5-Year inflation expectations index inclined to 3.0% from 2.9%.