Attitudes to Europe on the eve of the 2019 European Elections
New Ipsos global study shows nearly half of people in 10 European countries think things across the EU are on the wrong track – but less pessimistic than in 2017. 44% say they are not very interested in the upcoming European Parliament elections. Worldwide, half think the European project as a whole has made Europe stronger.
Final Election Outlook 7 May 2019 in South Africa
With service delivery in the spotlight over the last few months, the most important post-1994 election in South Africa’s history will take place on Wednesday 8 May 2019 and, in spite of the electorate’s unhappiness about service delivery and other issues, it is unlikely that the low turnout figure and the phenomenon of ANC “stay-away voters” of the local government elections of August 2016 will be repeated.
Global Consumer Confidence Index - April 2019
Consumer confidence up in France, Israel, and Spain; down in Latin America. The April 2019 reading of the Ipsos Global Consumer Confidence Index confirms a downward trend as it drops to 49.0. Over the past three months, the index has fallen by 0.9 point globally.