Growing confidence in the current economic situation drives sentiment higher in April
29 May 2013
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- Consumer sentiment reaches record equalling high of 109 in April.
- Growing confidence in the current situation helps to drive the index up during the month.
- Spending on essential items continues to grow broadly in line with inflation at 2.5%.
- Annual spending growth on utility bills increased during the month, and four in five (80%) consumers are now concerned about the effect of inflation on bills in the coming months.