Business Confidence Indicators were released on 28th of March.
In March, the manufacturing confidence indicator lost six points from February’s revised figure. Confidence was +15 in March. The long-term average is +1.
The construction confidence indicator scored +4 in March, which is seven points less than the revised figure in February. The indicator is above its long-term average which is -6.
The service sector confidence indicator scored +14 points in March, which is four less than the figure in February. Confidence is close to the long-term average (+12).
Retail trade confidence scored -6 in March, which is eight points less than the figure in February. The latest standing is now below the long-term average (-1).