Middle East - Primary Consumer Sentiment Index - July 2017

The Thomson Reuters/Ipsos Monthly Primary Consumer Sentiment Index (PCSI) was released today for the following countries: Israel and Saudi Arabia.

Middle East - Primary Consumer Sentiment Index - July 2017

Israel

The Israel Primary Consumer Sentiment (“Consumer Confidence”) Index (“PCSI”) as measured by the Thomson Reuters/Ipsos PCSI for July,2017 is down 1 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 up 0.6 points; the PCSI Economic Expectations (“Expectations”) Sub-Index which is down 0.4 points; the PCSI Investment Climate (“Investment”) Sub-Index which is down 2.6 points; and the PCSI Current Personal Financial Conditions (“Current Conditions”) Sub-Index which is down 2 percentage points over last month.

Saudi Arabia

The Saudi Arabia 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 up 0.2 points; the PCSI Economic Expectations (“Expectations”) Sub-Index which is down 4.3 points; the PCSI Investment Climate (“Investment”) Sub-Index which is down 2.8 points; and the PCSI Current Personal Financial Conditions (“Current Conditions”) Sub-Index which is down 1.2 percentage points over last month.

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