The Business Confidence Indicators were released on 27th of October.
In October, the manufacturing confidence indicator gained one point from September’s figure. Confidence was +22 in October. The long-term average is +1.
The construction confidence indicator scored +10 in October, which is three points better than the figure in September. The indicator is above its long-term average which is -6.
The service sector confidence indicator scored +20 points in October, which is three points more than the revised figure in September. Confidence is above the long-term average (+12).
Retail trade confidence scored +14 in October, which is one point more than the figure in September. The latest standing is still clearly above the long-term average (-1).