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French PMI services pretty much in......>

FRANCE DATA: French PMI services pretty much in line with consensus but
manufacturing a little better. There's not a huge amount to take from the report
other than an increase in international demand helping manufacturing. On the
whole a decent report, not much to be disappointed with in there. Key excerpts
from the press release below:
- "Stronger international demand helped support new order growth in the middle
of the fourth quarter, as new business from abroad grew for the second month in
a row. Though moderate overall, the rate of increase was the quickest since
June, driven"
- "Volumes of outstanding business rose at the fastest pace for just over a
year. The acceleration was primarily driven by manufacturing firms, where
backlogs rose at the sharpest rate since February 2018."

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