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# Consumer Sentiment Index

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Consumers 'gradually recovering from the extreme difficulties'
How are you feeling about spending more money?
# Budget 2013
Budget 2013: As speculation mounts, retailers say their business is suffering
Consumer confidence has plummeted as we worry about the forthcoming budget and retailers say they’re feeling the pinch but will the government do anything to stop the leaks and speculation?
# Consumers
Consumer sentiment stabilises after sharp decline in September
The KBC Ireland/ESRI index showed a small amount of growth though consumers still have a gloomy outlook of their household finances and unemployment.
# Good News
Retail sales and consumer sentiment up in July, August
KBC Bank Ireland said Katie’s Taylor’s big win may have increased shopper positivity…
# Spending
Retail organisation urges against negative budget speculation
While consumer confidence is on the increase, Retail Excellence Ireland warns that spending continues to fall.
# Consumers
Consumer sentiment in July strongest in two years
KBC Bank Ireland said influences such as the EU summit on Ireland’s bank debt, the ECB rate cut and the latest Troika review likely impacted on sentiment.
# Consumer Confidence
Consumer confidence up in June
However consumers unlikely to step up their spending, as just 12 per cent believe their financial situation will improve in the coming year.
# Consumer Sentiment
Positive consumer sentiment surged in May - ESRI
Consumers are more confident about the labour market, but less so about their own futures, new research shows.