Irish Consumer Sentiment

Could a brief Brexit ‘holiday’ spark a summer pick up in Irish consumer spending?

08 July 2019

Consumer spending edges higher again in June- the first back to back gains in two years continue reading

Born and bred optimists?

20 June 2019

Does Irish consumer sentiment differ between men and women or between young and old? continue reading

Irish consumer sentiment steadies in May on postponed Brexit

04 June 2019

May sentiment reading of 89.9 not materially better than 87.7 April figure continue reading

April survey suggests Irish consumers more cautious but confidence not collapsing

02 May 2019

Sentiment slips in April bringing index back to long term average continue reading

Modest March sentiment gain suggests caution continues but Brexit fears not intensifying

04 April 2019

Irish consumer confidence index recovers half of February drop continue reading

Irish consumer sentiment falls sharply in February

04 March 2019

Slide in confidence not surprising but scale unexpected continue reading

Consumer sentiment slightly higher in January on seasonal spend and positive jobs news

07 February 2019

Marginal improvement reflects consumer caution and difficulty in assessing 2019 outlook continue reading

Steady Irish consumer sentiment reflects strongly conflicting influences

10 January 2019

December consumer sentiment reading unchanged from November but… continue reading

November sentiment rise suggests Irish consumers not in panic mode

06 December 2018

Details suggest consumers still cautious but planning to spend continue reading

Irish consumer sentiment slips further in October

01 November 2018

Analysis by Austin Hughes, chief economist KBC Bank Ireland continue reading

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