The eurozone economy continues to look healthy, with recent data in dicating further signs of strong growth. The unemployment rate for September fell to 8.9%, evidence of continued improvement in the labour market. Additionally, initial estimates of GDP growth for Q3 picked up to 2.5% year on year, beating both expectations and last quarter’s reading. Robust growth and falling unemployment has helped eurozone consumer confidence to increase to its highest level in 16 years.

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