Brussels/Frankfurt/Paris, Eurozone consumer confidence deteriorated at a faster-than-expected pace at the start of the year, dpa cited preliminary data from a European Commission survey as showing on Thursday.
The flash consumer confidence index fell to 15.5 from 13.9 in December. Economists had forecast a score of -15.0.
The consumer confidence index for the EU dropped to 16.5 from 15.3 in December.
The data was collected from January 1 to January 20. The final figures will be released along with the results of the monthly economic sentiment survey on January 28.
Source: Saudi Press Agency