Consumer confidence - updates

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Consumers turn gloomy over Philippine economy in Q3 2018

Sep 07, 2018 - 8:13 PM

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas' consumer expectation report reveals that Filipinos are now pessimistic on the economy

Consumer confidence improves in Q2 2018

Jun 10, 2018 - 12:40 PM

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas attributes this to optimism on income and jobs, among others, though consumers still think prices of goods will rise further

This photo taken on April 11, 2018, shows vegetable vendors dealing with customers at an overpass in Manila. The Asian Development Bank lifted its outlook for growth in developing Asia this year thanks to a pick-up in the global export demand but it warned of risks from a potential China-US trade war. / AFP PHOTO / NOEL CELIS

Inflation concerns weaken consumer sentiment in Q1 2018

Mar 26, 2018 - 9:00 PM

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas says the overall confidence index dropped to 1.7% in the 1st quarter of 2018 from 9.5% in the 4th quarter of 2017, as consumers fear higher prices and low income

[OPINION] Economic hardship in the time of Duterte: Here’s the data

Dec 15, 2017 - 6:30 PM

Economic woes, if unabated, could lead to social unrest. Recall that it was not so much Ninoy Aquino’s assassination in 1983 that led to EDSA 1, but the deep, painful recession in 1984 to 1985 that preceded it.

Consumer confidence declines in PH during Q3 2017

Sep 08, 2017 - 8:53 PM

The Philippines central bank reports the latest overall index remains the 2nd highest since the survey was launched in 2007

PH consumer confidence hits new record for the holidays

Dec 11, 2016 - 10:45 PM

Confidence for Q4 2016 is buoyed by expectations of more jobs higher salaries and the government s promise to end contractualization Households however are less optimistic about 2017

PH consumer confidence at all-time high for Q3 2016

Sep 09, 2016 - 7:49 PM

The BSP s Q3 Consumer Expectations Survey turns positive for the first time boosted by strong economic growth and the Duterte administration s emphasis on peace and order

Filipino consumers most optimistic in the world for Q2 2016 – Nielsen

Aug 02, 2016 - 7:00 PM

Research firm Nielsen says confidence in the Philippines is at an all time high buoyed by the promise of future reforms

PH imports up 29% in April 2016

Jun 26, 2016 - 8:24 PM

Among selected Asian economies only the Philippines and Vietnam post positive growth in imports growth for April says NEDA

Filipinos most confident consumers in Southeast Asia – poll

Feb 02, 2016 - 6:37 PM

Vacations gadgets and out of home entertainment rank high on Filipinos shopping lists

MOST CONFIDENT. Lower unemployment rates and strong economic growth are the reasons Filipinos are the most confident consumers in Southeast Asia. Image from Shutterstock

Nielsen: PH consumer confidence slides to 3rd globally

Nov 03, 2015 - 5:20 PM

Consumer confidence across a number of Southeast Asia markets dips in the third quarter of the year says Nielsen

TOP PRIORITY. Similar with the consumers in Southeast Asia, Filipino consumers continue to give financial security top priority, says Nielsen. Image from Shutterstock

Filipino consumers 'most optimistic' in Southeast Asia – poll

Jul 28, 2015 - 1:54 PM

After settling essential living expenses Filipinos spend on holidays home improvements and out of home entertainment the results of a Nielsen survey show

80% of Filipino consumers curb spending in Q4 2014

Jan 26, 2015 - 5:59 PM

Consumers are more equipped to boost savings and invest spare cash driving greater demand for banking and finance services Nielsen says

Health concerns rising among Filipino consumers – survey

Nov 10, 2014 - 4:15 PM

Despite concerns about job security work life balance family welfare and rise in utility bills Filipinos remain the 3rd most confident consumers globally a Nielsen survey shows

Nielsen: Filipino consumers 3rd most confident in world

Jul 22, 2014 - 7:00 PM

Filipinos buck bearish sentiment in the region amid escalating political instability and rising food prices

Consumer confidence edges higher to -17.3% in the 2nd quarter

Jun 14, 2014 - 10:52 AM

The number of households with optimistic outlook increases but many still think otherwise

OPTIMISTIC. The Filipino consumers’ optimism continues to improve in the second quarter at -17.3%, BSP reports, Friday, June 13. From BSP Consumer Expectations Survey 2Q 2014

Filipino netizens becoming 'diligent' in managing finances

May 05, 2014 - 4:13 PM

This is according to a survey conducted by Nielsen among 30 000 online respondents in 60 countries to measure consumer confidence major concerns and spending intentions

Screenshot of Nielsen Chart

Filipinos wiser spenders after Yolanda –survey

Jan 29, 2014 - 8:10 PM

Nielsen s consumer confidence survey shows Filipinos became less optimistic about their finances – but more conscious in spending – in the 4Q of 2013

PH CONSUMER CONFIDENCE. Consumer confidence went down 4 points in Q4 2013, but is still ranked 2nd in Southeast Asia

Filipino consumers 2nd most upbeat in world

Jul 23, 2013 - 6:55 PM

The positive sentiment among Filipinos is due to good job prospects according to a Nielsen survey

UPBEAT. Confidence among Filipino consumers hits the highest level since 4th quarter of 2010, according to a Nielsen survey

US consumer confidence surges to 5-year high

Jun 25, 2013 - 10:55 PM

Consumer confidence stood at 81 4 in June up from the revised 74 3 in May and well above the 75 forecast by analysts

More want to buy car, house as consumer confidence soars

Jun 14, 2013 - 5:10 PM

Consumers consider the 2nd quarter a favorable time to buy big ticket items including real estate properties consumer durables and motor vehicles

Filipinos 'on budget saving mode' - Nielsen

May 02, 2013 - 3:21 PM

Filipino consumers remain among the most optimistic about their finances in the world but most of them prefer to save rather than spend

CONSUMER CONFIDENCE. Filipinos are among the world's most optimistic spenders but most of them want to save. Photo by AFP

Consumer confidence hits a bump in Q1 2013

Mar 29, 2013 - 3:57 PM

Number of Filipinos confident in the economy s performance slightly decreased in the first quarter of 2013 to 11 2 from 10 4 in the same period in 2012

Philippines, Indonesia consumers among most optimistic - survey

Feb 08, 2013 - 10:16 AM

Consumers in Philippines and Indonesia show extreme improvements in confidence despite the global uncertainty

Filipinos willing to spend but fear job cuts

Feb 05, 2013 - 5:22 PM

Consumer confidence remains strong in the country but many Filipinos fear for their jobs

CONSUMER CONFIDENCE. Filipinos are willing to part with their cash even if at the back of their minds, they are worried about their jobs. Photo by AFP

Pinoy consumers 2nd most upbeat in world

Oct 30, 2012 - 4:50 PM

The Philippines ranks second in terms of consumer confidence in the world next to India and Indonesia which share the top spot

UPBEAT. The Philippines ranks second in terms of consumer confidence among 58 countries surveyed by Nielsen in the third quarter of 2012. Photo taken from Nielsen report

Filipino consumer sentiment improves in Q3

Sep 15, 2012 - 8:58 PM

But the confidence index still remained in negative territory indicating there are more pessimistic than optimistic consumers

Inflation, higher fares, jobs dampen consumer confidence in Q2

Jun 16, 2012 - 7:25 AM

Consumers are down and out amid higher power rates increases in transportation fares and anticipated tuition hikes