This Thursday, October 22, the European Commission releases the first estimate of the consumer confidence indicator in the euro area, figures that refer to the month of October.
In September, the consumer confidence indicator improved to -13,9 from -14,7 in August, but still well below pre-pandemic levels. A drop in October is forecast to -15, a reduction that occurs at a time when several countries have been forced to impose new measures to contain the increase in the number of Covid-19 cases.
Other events in focus:
In the USA, the final debate between Donald Trump and Joe Biden will take place;
The economic climate and consumer confidence in France will be known in October;
Eurostat releases statistics on eurozone countries' deficits and debts in the second quarter and also on the second notification of excessive deficit procedures in 2019;
The third quarter results will also be published this Thursday: Kimberly Clark, Intel, Coca Cola, AT&T, American Airlines (all USA), Hermes (France), Bankinter (Spain)
Assembly of the Republic
In the plenary, the day starts at 15:00 pm with the draft resolutions of the BE, PEV, PS and PAN on Conducting the Depenalization of Death on Request Referendum, followed by the bill of the Legislative Assembly of the Autonomous Region of Madeira on the defense of Hearing Regional Governments
After the plenary, there will also be a hearing by the Minister of State, Economy and Digital Transition, Pedro Siza Vieira, "on measures to support Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises", at the request of the PCP