has topped for the fifth time in a row, in the Nielson
conducted Global Consumer Confidence Survey, reports
A vast majority of consumers see bright future on jobs,
persona finance and economy, giving the index score
of 135 when the global average has been 97.
The G.C.C. survey is conducted every six months by
A. C. Nielsen– the well known international market
research organisation. This time (Jan-Jun, 2007) 26,486
consumers from 47 markets across Europe, Asia Pacific,
North America and the Middle East, participated in the
While, 93% of the consumers surveyed in India rated
their job prospects, in the next 12 months, from "good"
to "excellent," 90% of them were quite confident
of their personal finances, as well.
Interestingly, almost two-third (61%) of the respondents
considered this time to be the good or excellent time
to buy their needs.
While, 53% of the Indian respondents, according to
the results, were investing their surplus in equity
shares or mutual funds, 39% were also happy spending
on their extra money on travel.
Apart from paying off their loans, Indian respondents
would also like to spend on buying new clothes (32%),
new technology (29%), and home improvement and decorative