PARIS, Sept. 17 (Reuters) – US consumer sentiment has improved slightly since the start of September, preliminary results from the University of Michigan’s monthly survey show on Friday.
Its confidence index rose to 71.0 from 70.3 in August. Economists and analysts polled by Reuters on average forecast a figure of 72.0.
The component of consumers’ judgment on their current situation declined to 77.1 from 78.5 last month.
On the contrary, that of the outlook rose to 67.1 against 65.1.
(Written by Marc Angrand)