Consumer sentiment is on a three-month peak in the United States

By: Trademagazin editor Date: 2017. 04. 28. 11:00

The consumer sentiment reached a three-month peak in the United States in April – the regular monthly survey of Michigan University revealed. The results were published on Friday.

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In April the consumer mood index rose to 97.0 points from the 96.9 points of March.

Analysts expected a final value of 98.0 points in April.

The 97.0-point value is far short of the 97.4-points that is the five-month average of the indicator.

Among the sub-indices, the consumer expectations for the next six months rose from 86.5 to 87.0 points, and the sub-index reflecting the current situation dropped from 113.2 to 112.7 points. (MTI)

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