From The Globe and Mail:
The survey conducted between Aug. 6 and 16 found the consumer confidence index rising 5.5 points to 88.4, the highest level in more than a year.
It was the sixth consecutive increase in the monthly consumer confidence survey. Since the beginning of the year, the index has gained 18.2 points.
The Conference Board said fewer respondents now believe their financial situation will deteriorate over the next six months, although the majority still expect no better than that their personal situation will not change.
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