Consumer confidence rises on optimism of personal finances and house prices
The weekly Bloomberg Nanos Canadian Confidence Index has seen a rise as sentiment increases in personal finances, the economy and real estate prices. However job security is a growing concern. With exports increasing and interest rates still at 1 per cent Canadians are feeling better about the economy despite the issues facing the energy and mining sectors. The number of people expecting increases in house prices in the next six months rose slightly in last week’s poll.