At 3.00 am ET Friday, Destatis is slated to issue Germany's industrial production for September. Economists forecast output to grow 1 percent on month, reversing a 4 percent fall in August.

Ahead of the data, the euro held steady against its major counterparts.

The euro was worth 131.31 against the yen, 1.1556 against the greenback, 0.8563 against the pound and 1.0545 against the franc at 2:55 am ET.

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