Consumer Confidence’s Negative Sentiment. Market participants again responded negatively, the Consumer Confidence Index which is still in the pessimistic zone. Investors also responded negatively to the release of retail sales data. This can be seen from the July 2021 Real Sales Index (IPR) which was 196.5 or decreased by 5.0% MoM. All benchmark series Government Securities (SUN) recorded a slight increase in yields in yesterday’s trading.
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