EU Economics Preview: German Consumer Confidence Data Due

Consumer sentiment from Germany and France are due on Friday, headlining a light day for the European economic news.

At 2.00 am ET, Germany’s GfK consumer confidence survey results are due. The confidence index is seen falling to 10.5 in November from 10.6 in October.

At 2.45 am ET, France’s Insee publishes October consumer sentiment data. Economists forecast the indicator to rise to 95 from 94 in September.

France’s producer prices are also due at 2.45 am ET.

At 3.30 am ET, Statistics Sweden is scheduled to issue retail sales and foreign trade figures. Sales are forecast to grow 0.4 percent on month in September, following a 0.8 percent rise in August.

At 4.00 am ET, the European Central Bank publishes survey of professional forecasters.