GfK consumer sentiment indicator rose to -25 in August

  • from a three-month low of -30 in July
  • biggest rise since April
  • still under the survey's average reading, since 1974, of -10 but a long way

GfK comment:

  • "While the financial pulse of the nation is still weak, these signs of optimism are welcome during this challenging time for consumers across the UK"

Next up on the data agenda is Tokyo CPI:

The Australian Bureau of Statistics is working hard to provide more timely economic data indications