Eurozone Economic Sentiment Near 17-Year High

Eurozone economic confidence rose to the highest level in nearly 17 years in October despite political tensions, survey results from the European Commission showed Monday. The economic sentiment index improved more-than-expected to 114.0 in October from 113.1 in September. This was the highest since January 2001, when the reading was 144.4. The expected score was 113.3.