Nielsen announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Gandhinagar to support international opportunities for its undergraduate students.
Consumer confidence in urban India jumped seven points in the second quarter of 2014 to an index score of 128 (121 in Q1 2014). This consumer confidence index score brings India back to the top spot on the global index after five quarters. Indonesia (123) shifts to second place and is followed by Philippines (120).
Consumer confidence in urban India jumped six points in the first quarter of 2014 to an index score of 121— the highest optimism level since the fourth quarter of 2012.
More than half (53%) of online respondents in India claim their biggest fear is losing physical agility as they age, followed by not having enough money to live comfortably (49%) or cover medical expenses (45%).