Source - SMW
Euro-zone's flash manufacturing purchasing-managers' index (PMI) for September was 52.6, which was up on expectations for 51.5 and from a previous reading of 51.7.

The bloc's flash services PMI for the same month was 52.1, below market views for and a previous print of 52.8.

Germany's flash manufacturing PMI for September printed at 54.3, which was ahead of the 52 forecast and from 52.3 previously. Its flash services PMI was 50.6, which was below forecasts for 52.2 and from 51.7 previously.

France's flash manufacturing PMI for September was 49.5, versus an expected 48.4 and compared to a previous 48.3. Its flash services PMI came in at 54.1, which was up on views for 52 and from a previous print of 52.3.