UK consumer confidence plummets to record low in September

Down five points to -49

Elliot Gulliver-Needham
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The largest fall was in personal finances over the next year, which was down 9 points

The largest fall was in personal finances over the next year, which was down 9 points

UK consumer confidence has fallen to the lowest since records began in 1974, defying expectations of an improvement.

The consumer confidence index dropped five points to -49 this month, according to research group GfK. Economists polled by Reuters had predicted a small rise to -42 this month, after the announc...

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