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Malaysia Q4 2015 Consumer Confidence Remains Flat

The Malaysian consumer confidence ended 2015 on a subtle note as the index climbed two points from third quarter to 80 percentage points (pp), according to the latest Nielsen Global Survey of Consumer Confidence and Spending Intentions. In the latest online survey, Confidence levels in Southeast...

Global Consumer Confidence in 2015: A Year of Change

Global consumer confidence ended 2015 on a subdued note as the index declined two points from the third quarter to 97. Compared to first-quarter 2015, confidence in the fourth quarter remained flat in Asia-Pacific at 107, while Europe edged up four points to 81. All other regions ended the year...

Q4 2015 Consumer Confidence Report

Global consumer confidence ended 2015 on a subdued note as the index declined two points from the third quarter to 97—the same score as the start of the year. Europe was the only region to show consistent confidence improvements throughout the year across all three indicators (job prospects,...

Now Is the Time to Buy for 43% Of Global Consumers

Our perception about personal finances is one factor that contributes to our confidence in the economy, which can impact our willingness to spend and save. Mirroring the rise in global consumer confidence in the third quarter, immediate spending intentions also increased, rising to 43%, up from a...

Malaysia Consumer Confidence Index Hits 10-Year Low

The Malaysian consumer confidence index for Q3 2015 slipped to a 10 year low of 78 percentage points (pp) (compared to 89 pp from previous quarter), according to Nielsen’s latest Global Survery of Consumer Confidence and Spending Intentions. On the contrary, confidence levels in Southeast...

Third-Quarter Consumer Confidence Soars in the U.S.

Global consumer confidence increased three index points in the third quarter to 99. Optimistic sentiment for job prospects, personal finances and spending intentions increased in nearly half of all measured markets, but uneven growth continues around the world as confidence stabilizes or grows in...

Q3 2015 Consumer Confidence Report

Global consumer confidence increased three index points in the third quarter to 99, the highest level since 2006, and optimistic sentiment for job prospects, personal finances and spending intentions increased in nearly half of all measured markets.