Consumers improve business outlook.
Consumer sentiment slumps to lowest level in six months.
Consumer confidence takes a backwards step after record month in September.
Consumer sentiment falls from two year high.
Almost 45 per cent of Australian retailers think trading conditions will improve in 2013, according to a survey by Inside Retail’s annual publication.
Dollar bounces back to highest level in two weeks following strong consumer sentiment data.
Despite a string of interest rate cuts consumers still remain cautious.
RBA rate cuts help see consumer sentiment unexpectedly rise.
Despite pessimism, consumer confidence is slowly rising.