Euro zone consumer confidence falls to -8.5 in January
Euro zone consumer confidence fell by 0.1 points in January from the December number, figures released on Friday showed.
The European Commission said a flash estimate showed euro zone consumer morale decreased to -8.5 this month from a revised value of -8.4 in December.
Economists polled by Reuters had expected a fall to -9.0.
In the European Union as a whole, consumer sentiment fell by 0.4 points to -10.0.
Source: Reuters (Reporting by Oben Mumcuoglu in Gdansk)