- Italian unemployment jumped to 13.2 per cent in October, up from 12.9 per cent in September.
- Inflation in the euro zone was 0.3 per cent year on year in November, versus 0.4 per cent in October - energy prices were down 2.5 per cent in November versus a 2 per cent drop in October.
- UK consumer confidence stayed at a measure of -2 in November according to GFK Insights.
- Oil prices continued to decline on Friday morning; Brent trading at 71.63 and WTI at 68.38 at time of writing.
GFK press release / Istat release / Live oil prices from Bloomberg