(Reuters) - Euro zone consumer confidence rose by 0.4 points in November from the October number, figures released on Thursday showed.
The European Commission said a flash estimate showed euro zone consumer morale improved to -7.2 this month from -7.6 in October.
Economists polled by Reuters had expected a rise to -7.3.
In the European Union as a whole, consumer sentiment rose by 0.6 points to -6.7.
Reporting by Zuzanna Szymanska in Gdansk