Steady Business Confidence in September
Finnish manufacturing confidence stayed nearly unchanged at a relatively high level. The indicator scored +11 points in September, whereas in August it was +12. The indicator is well above its long-term average (+1).
Construction sector confidence lost a few points in September. The indicator slid to +8 points (+13 in August). The long-term average for the indicator is (-7).
Service sector confidence indicator stood at +20 points in September, which is a slight improvement from +18 points in August. The indicator currently stands above its long-term average (+14).
Retail trade was fairly flat in September. The indicator reached +12, which is one point higher than its previous figure. The indicator is well above its long-term average (-1).