Bank of France estimates that GDP returned to growth in Q4

|By:, SA News Editor

The Bank of France has estimated that the country's GDP rose 0.2% in Q4 after a fall of 0.1% in Q3.

However, industrial output contracted 0.3% on month in December after rising 1.2% in November and missed consensus that production would show no change. (PR)

The business climate indicator for the industrial sector remained unchanged in January at 99. The reading for the services sector increased to 94 from 93 in December.

CAC 40 (EWQ) futures are -0.4%, while the euro is flat at $1.3639.