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A growing number of Canadian consumers are feeling more positive about the country's economy than six months ago, a poll published in Toronto indicates. The open-ended TNS Canadian Facts' Consumer Confidence Index for August rose 6 percent to 99.2 in July, the research agency said in a release Thursday. The index is a composite of three more specific surveys, which are the Present Situation Index, the Buy Index and the Expectations Index.
A survey of Canadian consumers published in Toronto Thursday indicates confidence in the economy has increased more than 7 percent since last month. The TNS Canadian Facts' Consumer Confidence Index, based on telephone interviews with 1,015 adults last week, rose from 83.7 to 90.5, the company release said. Dr.