RPT – TABLE-Reuters/U Mich Jan. final sentiment index 74.4

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Jan 29 (BestGrowthStock) – Reuters/University of Michigan Surveys
of Consumers’ final January consumer sentiment rose to 74.4
from December’s final reading of 72.5, according to a report
released on Friday.

Economists in a Reuters survey expected a final January
reading of 73.0.

Below is a table of the survey’s components:

Jan Dec Nov Oct Sept
Sentiment 74.4 72.5 67.4 70.6 73.5
Current conditions 81.1 78.0 68.8 73.7 73.4
Expectations 70.1 68.9 66.5 68.6 73.5
1-year inflation 2.8 2.5 2.7 2.9 2.2
5-year inflation 2.9 2.7 3.0 2.9 2.8

THE SURVEY: The Reuters/University of Michigan Surveys of
Consumers, a monthly series of data on U.S. consumer
sentiment,
are produced by the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor,
Michigan. Reuters has exclusive rights to distribute the data
for six months after the release.

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RPT – TABLE-Reuters/U Mich Jan. final sentiment index 74.4