Italy: Consumer confidence improves slightly in October
October 24, 2012
In October, the index of consumer sentiment published by ISTAT inched up to 86.4 points from the 86.2 recorded in September, which matched market expectations. Sentiment improved as households are slightly less pessimistic regarding their both their current and future financial situation compared to the previous month In contrast, their expectations on the general economy along with prospects for the purchases of durable goods deteriorated compared to September.
Author: Armando Ciccarelli, Head of Data Solutions