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DECLINING CONSUMER CONFIDENCE SPREADS THROUGHOUT EUROPE IN Q4 2012
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DECLINING CONSUMER CONFIDENCE SPREADS THROUGHOUT EUROPE IN Q4 2012

Consumer confidence fell in 20 of 29 European markets and 10 posted a confidence decline of six points or more since Q3. Norway was the only European market measured with a confidence reading above the 100 benchmark, reporting an index of 102. Eight of the 10 lowest confidence scores of 58 countries hailed from Europe, with Greece declining 11 points to 35, followed by Hungary (37) and the debt-burdened markets of Portugal (38), Italy (39), and Spain (46).