Wednesday April 8, 2020

Consumer sentiment ten-year peak reflects scale of downturn

One third expect lift in personal finances next year

8th December, 2015
Tills are ringing but consumers remain cautious. Pic: Pixabay

The KBC Bank Ireland/ESRI Consumer Sentiment Index for November shows Irish consumer confidence at a ten-year-high last month.

An improved jobs outlook and a Budget 2016 boost to household finances have lifted sentiment.

The overall picture suggests a broadening recovery but no sense of a boom for most consumers.

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