Updated: 05/02/2013 01:27

Consumer confidence in Singapore remains stable in first quarter of 2013: Nielsen



Consumer confidence in Singapore remains stable in first quarter of 2013: Nielsen


Consumer confidence in Singapore has remained stable throughout the first quarter of 2013. 

According to the latest Consumer Confidence Index by Nielsen, it said this signals that Singapore consumers are feeling slightly more upbeat about their job prospects, personal finances and the future recovery of the economy. 

Singapore consumer confidence index was at 96 points in the first quarter of this year - a one-point increase from the previous quarter. 

It has remained at the same level year-on-year. 

Singapore consumers are also more optimistic about the economy and job prospects. 

With regard to job prospects, almost one in two said prospects are excellent or good. 

This was up three percentage points from 46 per cent a quarter earlier.

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