At 5.00 am ET Friday, Eurostat is scheduled to issue industrial output figures for August. Economists expect euro area output to fall 0.3 percent on year, bigger than the 0.1 percent decrease in July.
Ahead of the data, the euro traded mixed against its major rivals. While the euro dropped against the pound, it fell against the yen, the franc and the greenback.
The euro was worth 130.05 against the yen, 1.1473 against the franc, 0.8768 against the pound and 1.1583 against the greenback as of 4:55 am ET.
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