Investors remain downbeat on UK despite overall confidence improving

Confidence still lags behind long-term average

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The UK achieved the lowest confidence score of any regional stock market
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The UK achieved the lowest confidence score of any regional stock market

Investor sentiment towards the UK remains low amid pressure on incomes, falling growth and an economic climate not "conducive to optimism", Hargreaves Lansdown has found.

The firm's Investor Confidence Index for August saw the UK receive the lowest confidence score of any regional stock markets at 56.8%, even though the overall index climbed seven points to 76 during the...

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