British unemployment falls to 6.0% in the three months to Aug, vs Reuters poll forecast of 6.1%, but wages edged up only 0.7%
Euro zone industrial output fell at the fastest rate in 2 years in Aug, down 1.8% versus Reuters poll forecast for a 1.6% decline
German Oct analyst and investor morale declined for first time since Nov 2012, ZEW Sentiment Index -3.6, Reuters poll was for +1.0
UK annual inflation falls to five-year low in September at just 1.2%, Reuters poll forecast was for smaller dip to 1.4%
LONDON (Reuters) – British 30-year gilt prices rose to their highest level in more than two years on Wednesday as investors carried on pouring money into safe-haven assets after a downbeat global economic outlook from the International Monetary Fund.
British government bond prices rose across the range of maturities as riskier assets such as equities fell around the world, with the longest-dated bonds performing most strongly.