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Consumer sentiment held steady in May

4th June, 2015
The data highlight a "disconnect" between the wider economy and personal spending power - KBC

Consumer sentiment held steady in May as growing optimism about economic outlook and employment offset caution about household finances, according to the latest KBC Bank Ireland / ESRI Consumer Sentiment Index.

The concern for household finances led consumer sentiment to dip slightly in the month to stand at 98.5. Consumer expectation however, was up slightly at 92.2 points.

General outlook for the economy rose 2.8 points to 77 and unemployment outlook rose 4.6 to pass the 100 mark....

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