Brexit and Euro Zone Worries Weigh on UK Consumers – GfK Survey

British consumers remain their least confident in more than a year as they worry about the country’s European Union referendum and the euro zone’s unresolved economic problems, a survey showed on Thursday.

Market research firm GfK said its overall consumer sentiment indicator stood at zero in March, unchanged from February and its joint lowest level since December 2014.

Britain’s consumers have been the driver of the country’s economic recovery over the past three years.

Reuters

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Craig Erlam
Based in London, England, Craig Erlam joined OANDA in 2015 as a Market Analyst. With more than five years' experience as a financial market analyst and trader, he focuses on both fundamental and technical analysis while conducting macroeconomic commentary. He has been published by The Financial Times, Reuters, the BBC and The Telegraph, and he also appears regularly as a guest commentator on Bloomberg TV, CNBC, FOX Business and BNN. Craig holds a full membership to the Society of Technical Analysts and he is recognized as a Certified Financial Technician by the International Federation of Technical Analysts.