The Bank of France released its gross domestic product (GDP) forecasts for France on Monday. French economy is expected to expand at 0.4% in the fourth quarter.
The economy is expected to grow 0.2% in the third quarter.
The manufacturing business confidence index increased to 99 in October 98 in September, driven by rises in the automobile and chemical sectors. Services companies expect an increase in activity in November.
The services business sentiment index rose to 98 in October from 97 in September. Services companies expect a rise in activity in November.
The construction business sentiment index was up to 96 in October from 95 in September.