Original article by Roy Morgan
Market Research Update – Page: Online : 6-Mar-18
The ANZ-Roy Morgan New Zealand Consumer Confidence Index rose from 126.9 to 127.7 in February 2018. This is still 2 points off the September 2017 high, but it is a solid level. On a seasonally adjusted basis the index remains 8 points off its September high at 124.7. The Current Conditions Index fell 4 points in February to 127.3. The Future Conditions Index lifted another 4 points to 128.0 and has largely unwound its post-election dip. A net 15% of consumers feel financially better off than a year ago. The proportion of those who reported being worse off was the lowest in the history of the survey. Meanwhile, a net 34% of consumers expect to be better off financially this time next year (up 5 points).
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