BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Euro zone consumer confidence rose less than expected in May, a European Commission flash estimate showed on Friday.
The Commission said consumer confidence in the 19 countries sharing the euro rose 0.3 points to -3.3 in May against April.
Economists polled by Reuters had expected a rise of 0.6 points to -3.0.
In the wider European Union of 28 countries, consumer confidence rose 0.1 point to -3.3.
Reporting By Jan Strupczewski