Euro-zone flash PMI confound forecasts in Nov.

Euro-zone's flash manufacturing purchasing-managers' index (PMI) rose to 53.7 in November, which was ahead of forecasts for 53.2, and also on October's reading of 53.5.

The single-currency bloc's flash services PMI for November was 54.1, up on views for 53.1 and from October's 52.8.

Germany's flash manufacturing PMI came in at 54.4 in November, which was below views for 54.8. The country's flash services PMI was 55.0, which was up on predictions for 54.1 and from 54.2 in October.

France's flash manufacturing PMI fell to 51.5 in November, in line with forecasts and from 51.8 previously. Its flash services PMI printed at 52.6, which was above forecasts for 52.1 and from 51.4 in October.