Original article by Roy Morgan
Market Research Update – Page: Online : 29-Apr-20
ANZ-Roy Morgan Australian Consumer Confidence rose 1% to 85.0 in the week to 26 April, although the gain was much smaller than over the prior three weeks. Now 19% (down 1ppt) of Australians say their families are ‘better off’ financially than this time last year, while 40% (down 1ppt) say their families are ‘worse off’ financially. Meanwhile, 30% (down 6ppts) of Australians expect their family to be ‘better off’ financially this time next year, and 22% (down 2ppts) expect to be ‘worse off’ financially. However, just 6% (up 1ppt) expect ‘good times’ for the Australian economy over the next 12 months, while 48% (down 6ppts) expect ‘bad times’. In addition, 25% (down 3ppts) of Australians say now is a ‘good time to buy’ major household items, while 38% (down 9ppts) say now is a ‘bad time to buy’. The four-week moving average for ‘inflation expectations’ fell 0.1ppt to 3.7%. The weekly reading bumped to 3.6% from 3.1%.
ROY MORGAN LIMITED, AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND BANKING GROUP LIMITED – ASX ANZ