According to the exchanges, the FTSE 100 index fell by 0.54%, the German DAX 30 rose 0.46%, the French CAC 40 rose 0.24%.
MOSCOW, 30 Oct. Major stock indices in Europe closed the trading day last business day of October mostly in the green zone on the background data of local statistics, according to data exchanges.
By the end of trading Friday, the British FTSE 100 fell by 0.54% to 6361,09 points, while Germany’s DAX 30 rose 0.46% to 10850,14 points, French CAC 40 rose 0.24% to 4897,66 item.
According to the European statistical Agency (Eurostat), unemployment in the Eurozone in September fell to 10.8 percent from a revised August level of 10.9%. Thus, the rate was at its lowest level since January 2012. Analysts had expected the saving rate in September to mark the original August at 11%.
In the whole EU the unemployment rate was 9.3% compared to 9.4% in August, which is the lowest value since September 2009. A year earlier, unemployment in the Eurozone was 11.5% and in the EU is 10.1%.
Annual inflation in 19 countries of the Eurozone in October, according to preliminary estimates by Eurostat, turned out to be zero after deflation of 0.1% in September. Analysts polled by Reuters also predicted zero inflation by the end of the reporting period. In October 2014, annual inflation in the Eurozone stood at 0.4%.