World Economy

Consumer Confidence Drops

 Consumer Confidence Drops Consumer Confidence Drops

London has become more negative than positive (-12) regarding the country’s financial situation, despite being more positive in August (+5), while Northern Ireland also saw a significant drop in confidence (-26% to -45%), Mortgage Introducer reported. Feelings towards the housing market have remained stable since June with a balance of -12, meaning more people feel negative about the market than positive. This differs based on region, as feelings towards the housing market fell to -26% across Scotland in September compared to -14% in August, as the country dealt with the uncertainty of the Scottish referendum. Attitudes towards employment also declined by eight points to -26%.