Lloyds Bank

Lloyds Bank report sees continued optimism towards UK economy

21 October 2013

  • The Lloyds Bank Spending Power Report continues to increase, with consumer sentiment reaching a new high of 121 points in September.
  • Confidence in the UK's economic situation improves, with optimism about the housing market reaching a new peak, and negative sentiment towards the UK employment market falling from August to its lowest since the survey began.
  • Growth in spending on gas and electricity bills remains high, with gas and electricity prices remaining a key source of concern about overall price inflation, but essential spending growth overall eases a little.
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