OREANDA-NEWS. In the fourth quarter of 2015, the business investment rate was 22.2% in the euro area, compared with 22.0% in the previous quarter.

The business profit share in the euro area was 40.0% in the fourth quarter of 2015, compared with 39.9% in the third quarter of 2015.

These data come from a first release of seasonally adjusted quarterly European sector accounts from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union, and the European Central Bank (ECB).