France, the most pessimistic EU country about its economy

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French consumer confidence declined sharply in November

On the contrary, eurozone sentiment rose in November


France is the EU country with the most pessimistic view regarding its economy, according to the latest European Commission survey. On the contrary, eurozone sentiment rose overall.

The Economic Sentiment Indicator (ESI) score for the 17 countries using the euro currency grew by 0.8 points to 98.5 in November, showing a rise in confidence. As the report indicates, ESI's increase was driven by improved confidence in services and industry. This increase was also observed in Spain, Italy, the Net...


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