Australia – Westpac Consumer Confidence (April): -0.7% m/m (prior +0.1%)

Westpac survey consumer confidence monthly – this is the April result
– Down 0.7% against the previous month’s up 0.1%
– Comes in at 99.0 vs. 99.7 previous
– Below 100 means pessimists outnumber optimists
Fits with the weekly ANZ cc indicator, which despite a bounce shown in the data out yesterday is trending lower