EMU: German production rebounds in October


In October, German industrial production rose for the first time in three months, making a strong start to the fourth quarter. On a monthly basis, German production rose by 0.8% M/M, while a more moderate increase was expected (by 0.3% M/M). The details show that strength was broad-based as manufacturing and mining (0.8% M/M), energy (1.1% M/M) and construction (0.4% M/M) all rebounded. Within the manufacturing sector, production of capital goods (2.2% M/M) and durable consumer goods (2.5%

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