(Reuters) – Euro zone consumer confidence rose by 3.7 points in December from the November number, figures released on Monday showed.
The European Commission said a flash estimate showed euro zone consumer morale improved to -13.9 this month from -17.6 in November.
Economists polled by Reuters had expected a rise to -16.8.
In the European Union as a whole, consumer sentiment rose by 3.4 points to -15.3.
(Reporting by Oben Mumcuoglu in Gdansk)