Slovakia economic confidence weakens in October

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Slovakia's economic sentiment weakened in October, data from the Bratislava-based Slovak Statistical Office (SÚSR) showed on Thursday.

The economic sentiment index decreased to 97 in October from 100.1 in September.

Among components, the industrial confidence index fell to -4.7 in October from 0.7 in the prior month. The morale index for the construction sector declined to -14.5, while those for retail trade grew to 27. 

The services confidence indicator fell to 11.3 in October from 13.7 in the previous month. The consumer confidence index wakened to -22.0 in October from -20.2 in the preceding month. 

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