Consumer confidence in Hungary improved slightly in March-April from September-October, in line with the world trend, the latest gauge of sentiment by market research company Nielsen shows.
Nielsen's half-yearly consumer confidence index rose to 61 points in March-April from 58 points in September-October.
A little more than one-fifth of Hungarians gave a positive outlook for their own financial situation in the coming twelve months, up from 13% in the previous survey.
About 9% said the employment situation in the country would improve in the next year, up from 4% in September-October. About 19% said now was a good time to make big purchases, down three percentage points from the autumn. (MTI - Econews)