Well there's a turn up for the books: French Q3 GDP +0.2% Q/Q and +0.2% Y/Y vs consensus of zero...

|By:, SA News Editor

Well there's a turn up for the books: French Q3 GDP +0.2% Q/Q and +0.2% Y/Y vs consensus of zero growth. Economy boosted by consumer spending, which +0.2% Q/Q vs -0.2% in Q2. Exports +0.5% vs 0.3%, while imports fell. Trade contributes 0.3 percentage point to GDP growth. However, Q2 GDP cut to -0.1% Q/Q vs previous estimate of zero. (PR)