The British government is working on legislation to restrict strike action among workers in the public sector.
Bank of England policymaker Mann said that caps on the price of energy could be fueling inflation in other sectors due to higher consumer spending.
The French government is expected to announce an overhaul of its pension system in the coming days.
Eurozone’s November Unemployment Rate 6.5%, as expected (last 6.5%) and January Sentix Investor Confidence -17.5 (expected -18.0; last -21.0)
Germany’s November Industrial Production 0.2% m/m (expected 0.1%; last -0.4%)
France’s November trade deficit EUR13.80 bln (expected deficit of EUR11.30 bln; last deficit of EUR11.60 bln)
Italy’s November Unemployment Rate 7.8%, as expected (last 7.9%)
Swiss December Unemployment Rate 1.9% (expected 2.1%; last 2.0%)