The latest Bloomberg Nanos Canadian Confidence Index shows that confidence in job security and the real estate market are edging higher. Ontario is driving the confidence nationwide with more than 70 per cent saying they felt somewhat secure in their job; the highest level for four months. In the real estate sub-index more people now feel that house prices will increase in the next six months than they have done since the start of August. The percentage of those who feel prices will decline is below the annual average. Read the full story.