(Reuters) - Euro zone consumer confidence rose by 0.8 points in September from the August number, figures released on Tuesday showed.
The European Commission said a flash estimate showed euro zone consumer morale improved to -13.9 this month from -14.7 in August.
Economists polled by Reuters had expected a rise to -14.6.
In the European Union as a whole, consumer sentiment rose by 0.6 points to -14.9.
Reporting by Boleslaw Lasocki in Gdansk
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