Consumer confidence hits second-highest level in a year

LONDON (Reuters) – British consumer confidence surged this month to its highest level in a year as more households expected. Nielsen on Wednesday showed British consumer morale hit a nine-year high.

The Conference Board, a business research group, says its consumer confidence index rose to 134.1 in May from 129.2 in April. The reading was the highest since November. The index measures consumers’ assessment of current economic conditions and their expectations for the next six months. Both improved in May.

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Consumer Confidence Nears 18-Year High In July, consumer confidence surged from the upwardly revised level of 124.3 to hit 135.7. In doing so, it easily exceeded the estimated level of 126.

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US consumer confidence hits 21-month low as tariff fears bite. of gains and could weaken retail sales at the end of the second quarter.. "Although the Index remains at a high level, continued uncertainty could result in. more than eight points to 162.6 its lowest level in a year while expectations fell more.

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The index scaled its highest level since October 2000, surpassing 130 in February, which was also its post-recession high.. Consumer confidence hits 18-year high: fidelity select Consumer.

British consumer confidence surged this month to its highest level in a year as more households expected their finances to improve in the coming 12 months, a survey showed on Thursday.

Confidence rises to 122.9 from 120 in July. A customer stands in front of a wall of flat panel televisions at a Best Buy store June 19, 2007. WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) – Consumers confidence strengthened in August to the second highest level since late 2000, a survey released Tuesday shows. The consumer confidence index rose to 122.9,

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The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index Increased Marginally in July. The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index increased marginally in July, following a modest decline in June. The Index now stands at 127.4 (1985=100), up from 127.1 in June. The Present Situation Index improved from 161.7 to 165.9,

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