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UK consumer confidence strongest since February - YouGov/CEBR

Dec 31, 2020 - Reuters UK

LONDON, Dec 31 (Reuters) - British consumer confidence rose to its highest since February in the first half of December, before a new variant of COVID-19 prompted the government to tighten lockdown restrictions across England, a survey showed on Thursday.

The YouGov/CEBR consumer confidence indicator rose to 102.9 in December from 102.2 the month before, bolstered by a stronger outlook for household finances and broader economic activity as a vaccine against COVID-19 began to be rolled ou...