Eurozone Economic Sentiment Indicate dropped markedly to 87.6 in November, down from 91.1, but beat expectation of 86.5. Employment Expectations Indicator posted the second fall in a row, down -3.3 pts to 86.6. Amongst the largest euro-area economies, the ESI plunged in Italy (-8.7) and France (-4.8), while its losses were more contained in Germany (-2.8) and Spain (-2.0). The Netherlands bucked the trend with a moderate improvement in sentiment (+1.0).
Looking at some details, industry confidence dropped from -9.2 to -10.1. Services confidence dropped from -12.1 to -17.3. Consumer confidence dropped from -15.5 to -17.6. Retail trade confidence dropped from -6.9 to -12.7. Construction confidence dropped from -8.3 to 9.3.