Established in 2005, the Nielsen Consumer Confidence
Index is fielded quarterly in 63 countries to measure the perceptions of local job prospects, personal finances, immediate spending intentions and related economic issues of real consumers around the world.
Four out of six Africa / Middle East markets showed consumer confidence
Of the 18 markets, it is South Korea which saw the highest increase in consumer confidence
, displaying 'heightened expectations in its economic performance' across all factors (employment, +47.
The improvement in consumer confidence
is reflected in the increase in Current Economic Conditions Index as well as Expected Economic Conditions Index.
In summary, the decrease in consumer confidence
was attributed to declines in all components of the Consumer Confidence
Index, mostly due to increased levels of uncertainty.
The data "confirms You-Gov and CEBR's earlier findings that consumer confidence
has taken a significant knock in the aftermath of June 23", the report said.
html) reported a marginal hike in Canadian consumer confidence
in the week that ended on Nov 28, as it showed sentiments on personal finances rising to the highest level in more than a month.
3) as the market leader, with the highest level of consumer confidence
, followed by Oman (94.
The entire Middle East region sees consumer confidence
level remaining optimistic with positive scores for all five indicators, despite slight declines when compared to the previous edition of the Index released six months ago.
Across the Middle East, the consumer confidence
level remains very optimistic with positive scores for all five indicators, despite slight declines when compared to the previous edition of the Index released six months ago.
Compared to 6 months ago, 12 out of the 16 Asia-Pacific markets surveyed recorded both positive sentiment and experienced either some or significant improvement in consumer confidence
The current study seeks to examine the effects of business and consumer confidence
on stock market returns.