Listen: No. Of Households Who Say Their Finances Have Worsened Has Reduced.
There's been a drop in the number of households who say their finances have worsened in the last year.
The latest KBC/ESRI Consumer Sentiment Index shows a slight increase in confidence over the last month.
However, KBC Bank's Chief Economist Austin Hughes, says it's more a case of financial pain easing, rather than recovery coming: