ASIA - Primary Consumer Sentiment Index - July 2017

The Thomson Reuters/Ipsos Monthly Primary Consumer Sentiment Index (PCSI) was released today for the following countries: Australia, China, India, Japan and South Korea.

ASIA - Primary Consumer Sentiment Index - July 2017

Australia

The Australia Primary Consumer Sentiment (“Consumer Confidence”) Index (“PCSI”) as measured by the Thomson Reuters/Ipsos PCSI for July,2017 is down 0.7 percentage points over last month.

The monthly PCSI result is driven by the aggregation of the four, weighted, sub-Indices:  the PCSI Employment Confidence (“Jobs”) Sub- Index which is down 0.2 points; the PCSI Economic Expectations (“Expectations”) Sub-Index which is down 0.7 points; the PCSI Investment Climate (“Investment”) Sub-Index which is down 1.2 points; and the PCSI Current Personal Financial Conditions (“Current Conditions”) Sub-Index which is down 1.4 percentage points over last month.

China

The China Primary Consumer Sentiment (“Consumer Confidence”) Index (“PCSI”) as measured by the Thomson Reuters/Ipsos PCSI for July,2017 is down 4.6 percentage points over last month.

The monthly PCSI result is driven by the aggregation of the four, weighted, sub-Indices:  the PCSI Employment Confidence (“Jobs”) Sub- Index which is down 6.4 points; the PCSI Economic Expectations (“Expectations”) Sub-Index which is down 3.6 points; the PCSI Investment Climate (“Investment”) Sub-Index which is down 4.4 points; and the PCSI Current Personal Financial Conditions (“Current Conditions”) Sub-Index which is down 4.7 percentage points over last month.

India

The India Primary Consumer Sentiment (“Consumer Confidence”) Index (“PCSI”) as measured by the Thomson Reuters/Ipsos PCSI for July,2017 is down 1.5 percentage points over last month.

The monthly PCSI result is driven by the aggregation of the four, weighted, sub-Indices:  the PCSI Employment Confidence (“Jobs”) Sub- Index which is down 3.2 points; the PCSI Economic Expectations (“Expectations”) Sub-Index which is down 1.8 points; the PCSI Investment Climate (“Investment”) Sub-Index which is down 0.5 points; and the PCSI Current Personal Financial Conditions (“Current Conditions”) Sub-Index which is down 0.9 percentage points over last month.

Japan

The Japan Primary Consumer Sentiment (“Consumer Confidence”) Index (“PCSI”) as measured by the Thomson Reuters/Ipsos PCSI for July,2017 is down 2.3 percentage points over last month.

The monthly PCSI result is driven by the aggregation of the four, weighted, sub-Indices:  the PCSI Employment Confidence (“Jobs”) Sub- Index which is down 2.3 points; the PCSI Economic Expectations (“Expectations”) Sub-Index which is down 2 points; the PCSI Investment Climate (“Investment”) Sub-Index which is down 2.9 points; and the PCSI Current Personal Financial Conditions (“Current Conditions”) Sub-Index which is down 2.9 percentage points over last month.

South Korea

The South Korea Primary Consumer Sentiment (“Consumer Confidence”) Index (“PCSI”) as measured by the Thomson Reuters/Ipsos PCSI for July,2017 is down 1.3 percentage points over last month.

The monthly PCSI result is driven by the aggregation of the four, weighted, sub-Indices:  the PCSI Employment Confidence (“Jobs”) Sub- Index which is down 1 points; the PCSI Economic Expectations (“Expectations”) Sub-Index which is down 2.4 points; the PCSI Investment Climate (“Investment”) Sub-Index which is down 0.7 points; and the PCSI Current Personal Financial Conditions (“Current Conditions”) Sub-Index which is down 1.5 percentage points over last month.

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