Consumer confidence ticks up in October

By Rebecca Howard | Fri, 01 Nov 2019


Consumers were feeling more confident in October, with their perception of their current situation the best it has been since 2007.The ANZ-Roy Morgan consumer confidence index lifted to 118.4 in October from 113.9 in September.   The current conditions index rose 2 points to 127.8 while the future conditions index lifted 6.1 points to 112.1.Of the 1,001 respondents to the consumer confidence survey, a net 20 percent said they are better off financially than they were 12 months ago, up from 11 percent in September.  That was the highes...