Consumer Confidence

Consumer health improves but consumers are not yet clear— Transunion

The appreciation of the rand, low food inflation and stable interest rates have been positive for consumer confidence.

Consumer fears hurt the economy

The recession is ‘entirely home-made’ and could be deepened by widespread political uncertainty

Economic week ahead: Chinese data to dominate

A slew of data from China and central bank decisions in the UK, Australia and Kenya will likely dominate this week's economic news.

Consumer confidence hits nine-year low

Consumer confidence plunged to a nine-year low during the first quarter of this year‚ signalling that household spending would be subdued this year.

Consumer confidence remains weak

FNB and the Bureau for Economic Research have reported that consumer confidence increased slightly in the third quarter.

Increased ATM withdrawals point to rise in consumer confidence

The average value of cash withdrawals across more than 1 500 ATMs throughout South Africa grew 6.77% year on year for June.

Consumer confidence up slightly

The consumer confidence index rose marginally by one index point for the fourth quarter of 2011, according to the Bureau for Economic Research.

Consumer confidence drops sharply

The consumer confidence index plunged seven points in the third quarter of 2011 as sentiment about the economy worsened.

Consumer confidence rises to 2009 levels

According to the MasterCard Worldwide Index of Consumer Confidence, South Africa's consumer confidence has risen to levels last seen in 2009.

Consumer confidence up in second quarter

Consumer confidence rose to +11 points in the second quarter of 2011, from +9 points in the preceding quarter.

A till-ringing Christmas after all

Retailers can expect a good festive season as consumers plan to spend on furniture, appliances and electronic goods.

Consumer confidence remains positive

Consumer confidence is positive for the fourth quarter of the year, according to the First National Bank/Bureau for Economic Research consumer confidence index released...


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