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UK Consumer Confidence Unchanged In April - GfK

A gauge of consumer confidence in the united Kingdom was unchanged in April.

Polling firm GfK reported Friday that its Consumer Confidence Index posted a reading of minus-31 in April, unchanged from March.

The April reading matched the forecasts of most economists.

Respondents' views on their personal finances for the coming year deteriorated to an index reading of minus-13 from minus-10 in March.

Their outlook for the general economy for the coming year fell three points to minus-33.

by RTT Staff Writer

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