German consumer confidence hits 13-year high

2015-03-26 11:15

Consumer confidence in Germany is at its highest since late 2001, as the weaker euro and falling energy prices fuel optimism.

German consumer confidence surges

2015-01-28 12:00

German consumer confidence is set to surge to a 13-year high as plummeting oil prices boost optimism about the outlook for Europe's biggest economy.

Consumer confidence edges up

2014-12-11 12:38

Consumer confidence has edged up from negative territory in the fourth quarter of 2014, although it remained below the key long-term average reading of 5, a survey shows.

Consumer confidence deteriorates

2014-10-02 12:11

Consumers’ view of their own household finances has deteriorated compared to the relatively optimistic readings recorded in the second quarter of 2014.

German consumer confidence falls

2014-08-27 15:31

Global tensions have resulted in economic expectations in Germany plunging at their fastest pace for more than three decades in August.

US consumer confidence increases

2014-06-25 10:15

Consumer confidence in the United States has risen three points to its highest level since January 2008, according to a New York-based business think tank.

Retail sales growth surprises

2014-03-11 16:23

Although expectations were for fairly lacklustre real retail sales growth in December, it actually surprised to the upside, says the SACSC.

Consumer confidence drops to decade low

2013-09-25 12:27

After a rebound between the first and second quarters of the year, consumer confidence has plunged to a decade low in the third, shows a confidence index.

Household spending set to plunge

2013-04-09 13:28

Household spending, which is the economy's main engine, could take a knock this year as consumer confidence dipped to a nine-year low, reports a survey.

US consumer confidence rebounds

2013-02-26 20:05

Americans' confidence in the economy rebounded in February, reversing three months of declines as shoppers adjusted to a payroll tax hike last month.


German consumer confidence hits 13-year high

2015-02-26 10:30

Consumer confidence in Germany is at its highest since late 2001, as rising optimism about the economy persuade German shoppers to open their wallets.

US consumer confidence jumps to pre-crisis

2015-01-28 09:20

A long-running index of US consumer confidence has shown sentiment soared to a pre-crisis high in January, according to a survey.

UK consumer confidence tumbles

2014-10-23 10:00

Consumer confidence in Britain has taken its biggest tumble in four years this month as workers in low-paid sectors worry about losing their jobs.

German consumer confidence slumps

2014-09-26 12:15

German consumer confidence is set to fall for the second consecutive month in October, as households put purchases on hold amid concerns about global tensions.

Surprise increase in consumer confidence

2014-07-02 12:09

The increase in consumer confidence points to some resilience in the consumer sector in the face of considerable headwinds, according to an index.

Consumer confidence near decade low

2014-04-02 17:20

Consumer confidence levels remain at a low and spending is expected to continue to grow at a pedestrian pace, says an economist.

Consumer confidence remains at low

2013-11-18 13:21

Even more consumers now expect SA's economy to worsen over the next 12 months, according to a consumer confidence index.

Consumer confidence still low - report

2013-07-31 18:32

SA consumer confidence increased across all population groups, but this is no reason to feel reassured, according to a report.

Consumers less confident on economy

2013-03-07 10:46

Consumer confidence declined by 21.8 points to a score of 48 in the second half of 2012, a survey by MasterCard found.

US consumer sentiment hits record low

2013-01-18 18:46

US consumer sentiment has unexpectedly dropped to its lowest in over a year in January, with many consumers citing the fiscal cliff as a reason, a survey shows.

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