Sharp deterioration in consumer sentiment in JulyThursday, 24 Jul 2014
Consumer sentiment has declined sharply relative to June, with the relevant index falling significantly for the first time this year. Nevertheless, it has steadfastly remained above 60 points throughout the entire year. The deterioration in consumer sentiment is evident in the five sub-indices that make up the index. Indicative of the decrease in optimism among citizens, not only for the future of the economy but also their personal financial situation, is the striking decline in expectations regarding unemployment.
Consumer sentiment unchanged in June, at historically highest level since Memorandum signingThursday, 26 Jun 2014
Consumer confidence remains, for the third straight month, at the highest levels of the “Memorandum period”. The relevant index remained virtually unchanged relative to May. Citizens’ assessments of current economic conditions again improved slightly, while in contrast, optimism about the future – with regard to both personal financial situation and the economy in general – declined marginally.
Consumer sentiment remains at highest levels since Memorandum signingTuesday, 27 May 2014
Consumer confidence remains, for the second straight month, at the highest levels of the four-year period 2010-2014. The relevant index fell marginally, relative to April, mainly due to the deterioration in propensity to buy.
April consumer confidence at highest level since signing of Memorandum four years agoThursday, 24 Apr 2014
Consumer sentiment in April reached its highest level of the “Memorandum period” after showing a rapid improvement relative to March. The relevant index climbed above 70 points, for the first time since August 2010.