South Africa Primary Consumer Sentiment Index - October 2016

The South Africa Primary Consumer Sentiment (“Consumer Confidence”) Index (“PCSI”) as measured by the Thomson Reuters/Ipsos PCSI for October,2016 is up 0.3 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 up 1.2 points; the PCSI Economic Expectations (“Expectations”) Sub-Index which is up 0.1 points; the PCSI Investment Climate (“Investment”) Sub-Index which is down 1.5 points; and the PCSI Current Personal Financial Conditions (“Current Conditions”) Sub-Index which is down 0.4 percentage points over last month.

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