Eurozone's Current-Account Surplus Widened to EUR37.8 Billion in September

By Emese Bartha Features Dow Jones Newswires

-The euro area's current-account surplus widened in September to 37.8 billion euros ($44.51 billion) from EUR34.5 billion in August, data from the European Central Bank showed Friday.

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?In the year to ?September, the eurozone's cumulative surplus fell to ?3.2?% of gross domestic product from ?3.4% a year earlier.?

The current-account balance is a broad measure of an economy's international financial position. The data are adjusted for seasonal and calendar effects.

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November 17, 2017 04:15 ET (09:15 GMT)