Economic Sentiment falls by 1.5 points in the euro area and by 1.2 points in the EU.
The Business Climate Indicator for the euro area remained broadly flat (at +0.16) compared to July (+0.17).
The Commission adopted today a report on the mission and organisation of the European Systemic Risk Board (ESBR).
The ESRB was created in response to the financial crisis and is a component of the new European System of Financial Supervision.
Economic Sentiment stable in the euro area, decreasing slightly in the EU.
The Business Climate Indicator for the euro area decreased marginally by 0.04 points to +0.17.
The latest Eurobarometer survey shows positive developments in several areas.
It registered a 10 year record high in the number of citizens who feel their voice counts and growing optimism about the economic situation and the future of the EU.