Services confidence index realized as 79.8
Seasonally adjusted confidence index which was 75.7 for services in October increased by 5.4% in November to 79.8. In services sector; business situation, demand-turnover and demand-turnover expectation indices increased by 4.8%, 8% and 4% respectively compared to the previous month to 72, 74.4 and 93.1.
Retail trade confidence index realized as 90.7
Seasonally adjusted retail trade confidence index increased by 4.3% in November to 90.7. In retail trade sector; business activity-sales and business activity-sales expectation indices increased by 6.2% and 14% respectively compared to the previous month to 67.6 and 91.7. However current volume of stock index decreased by 3.5% to 112.9.
Seasonally adjusted sectoral confidence indices, November 2018
Construction confidence index realized as 56.6
Seasonally adjusted construction confidence index which was 58.7 in previous month decreased by 3.5% in November to 56.6. In construction sector; current overall order books and total employment expectation indices decreased by 5% and 2.5% respectively compared to the previous month to 45.4 and 67.7.
Seasonally adjusted sectoral confidence indices, sub-indices and the rate of
changes, November 2018
The next release on this subject will be on December 26, 2018.
Sectoral confidence indices can take value between 0 and 200. It indicates an optimistic outlook when the index is above 100, but it indicates a pessimistic outlook when it is below 100.