- Economic confidence 95.8 vs 94.7 expected
- Prior 93.7
- Industrial confidence -1.5 vs -1.2 expected
- Prior -2.0
- Services confidence 6.3 vs 3.5 expected
- Prior 2.3
Amid a better economic showing during the winter, helped by milder weather conditions, euro area economic sentiment improved but the outlook remains subdued as recession risks are still on the cards. Of note, consumer inflation expectations declined further to 23.7 in December - down from 30.1 in November.