- UoM Consumer Confidence Index declined further in November.
- US Dollar Index stays in daily range bear 106.00 after the data.
Consumer sentiment in the US continued to weaken in November, with the University of Michigan’s (UoM) Consumer Confidence Index declining to 60.4 from 63.8 in October. This reading fell short of the market expectation of 63.7.
Further details of the publication revealed that the Current Conditions Index fell to 65.7 from 70.6 and the Expectations Index retreated to 56.9 from 59.3.
The one-year inflation outlook jumped rose to 4.4% from 4.2%, while the 5-year inflation outlook climbed to 3.2% from 3%.
The US Dollar Index showed no immediate reaction to these data and was last seen posting small daily gains at 106.00.