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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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In its Broker Confidence Index for the second quarter of 2017, the organization found that the city's real estate industry is being buoyed by financing conditions.
Economic Confidence Index averaged +6 during August, but confidence was weaker in the last half of the month than in the first half.
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Ninety (90) percent of survey respondents in Eastbridge Consulting Group's year-end Voluntary Industry Confidence Index survey expect sales to increase in 2013.
The Consumer Confidence Index improved slightly to 73.
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Dubai The Dubai Department of Economic Development (DED) has announced the launch of a quarterly Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) to evaluate consumer impressions on the state of the economy and the key drivers of consumer behaviour.
Al-Joman confidence index recorded an increase of 0.
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