confidence indicator

Confidence indicator

A measure of investors' faith in the economy and the securities market. A low or deteriorating level of confidence is considered by many technical analysts as a bearish sign.

Confidence Indicator

A measure of the willingness of investors to attempt higher returns by assuming more risk. A confidence indicator may be calculated in a number of different ways. It may be calculated by compiling an index of stocks categorized according to risk, where a higher measure indicates higher confidence. A confidence indicator also may be determined subjectively; for example, a person may take a survey of industry insiders to see how they feel about taking more risk.

confidence indicator

A measure of investors' faith in the economy and the securities market. A low or deteriorating level of confidence is considered by many technical analysts as a bearish sign. See also Barron's Confidence Index, Standard & Poor's Confidence Indicator.
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The Services Confidence Indicator increased as a result of firms' more optimistic views on past business situation as well as past and expected demand.
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The Banque centrale du Luxembourgs consumer confidence indicator has remained stable in October 2016.
In August 2013, Slovenia's consumer confidence indicator increased by 4 percentage points compared to July 2013.
21 December 2011 - Denmark's consumer confidence indicator dropped to minus 9.
This initial estimate comes before the Commission's publication, on 29 September, of its monthly economic confidence indicator, which synthesises the sentiment of consumers and entrepreneurs.
Consumer confidence remained relatively stable in June, showing a slight improvement in the eurozone, according to the Consumer Confidence Indicator (CCI), published monthly by the European Commission.
Confidence in the services sector was -14 in November and -10 in December 2009, whereas the construction confidence indicator recorded a sizeable improvement from -43 in November to - 36 in December.
The CSU's consumer confidence indicator decreased 2.
To this end, we use two confidence indices, namely the Consumer Confidence Indicator (CCI) and the Economic Sentiment Indicator (ESI), both of which are derived from the European Commission Business and Consumer Survey (ECBCS).
A sharp fall from buoyant findings in May was reported by the British Retail Consortium's UK Retail Confidence Indicator.
The BRC published its first Retail Confidence Indicator this week.