Olympic cheer lifts UK consumer morale in Aug-GFK


LONDON, Aug 29 (Reuters) - Falling petrol prices, summer holidays and Britain's best Olympic medal tally in a century combined to give an unexpected lift to consumer morale in August, a survey showed on Friday. The figures will provide a glimmer of hope to Prime Minister Gordon Brown who plans to revive his flagging popularity with a package of economic measures next month. The GfK NOP consumer confidence index rose three points to -36 this month from -39 in July, a level that had been ...

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