Consumers braced for ‘turbulence’ as confidence slides


Consumer confidence registered declines across all measures this month as shoppers’ concerns regarding their personal finances increased.

UK consumer confidence fell three points to -13 in June, down four points year-on-year according to the GfK Consumer Confidence Index.

Shoppers’ confidence in their personal finances over the coming year and previous 12 months registered declines of four points to -1 and three points to 2 respectively.

People’s confidence in the general economy in the previous year fell two points to -32, while their confidence in the general economy in the year ahead declined four points to -33.

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