Irish consumer spending up +3.2% year-on-year in February, with boost from extra day’s trading

Press releases   •   Mar 18, 2020 00:01 GMT

Visa’s Irish Consumer Spending Index, produced by IHS Markit, which measures expenditure across all payment types (cash, cheques and electronic payments), pointed to a return to growth of household spending in Ireland during February. Consumer expenditure was up +3.2% year-on-year, following a -0.9% fall in January.

Irish consumer spending broadly flat at the start of the year

Press releases   •   Feb 21, 2020 09:30 GMT

Visa’s Irish Consumer Spending Index, produced by IHS Markit, which measures expenditure across all payment types (cash, cheques and electronic payments), signalled a subdued start to 2020 for Irish household spending.

Irish consumer spending muted in December with +0.9% year-on-year increase

Press releases   •   Jan 15, 2020 09:00 GMT

Visa’s Irish Consumer Spending Index, produced by IHS Markit, which measures expenditure across all payment types (cash, cheques and electronic payments), pointed to a positive end to the year for Irish household spending.

Irish Consumer Spending falls for third month in a row in November

Press releases   •   Dec 19, 2019 09:00 GMT

Visa’s Irish Consumer Spending Index, produced by IHS Markit, which measures expenditure across all payment types (cash, cheques and electronic payments), signalled a third successive decrease in consumer spending during November. At -1.9% year-on-year, the reduction was slightly stronger than that seen in October (-1.4%), but softer than in September.

Irish Consumer Spending falls for second month in a row in October

Press releases   •   Nov 13, 2019 09:05 GMT

Visa’s Irish Consumer Spending Index, produced by IHS Markit, which measures expenditure across all payment types (cash, cheques and electronic payments), pointed to a further reduction in spending during October. At -1.4% year-on-year, the decline was less marked than that seen in September (-2.1%). That said, expenditure has now fallen on a monthly basis in five of the past six months.

Irish Consumer Spending falls for fourth time in past five months in September

Press releases   •   Oct 16, 2019 02:05 IST

Visa’s Irish Consumer Spending Index, produced by IHS Markit, which measures expenditure across all payment types (cash, cheques and electronic payments), signalled a renewed downturn in household expenditure in September. At -2.0% year-on-year, the fall was the second-fastest since the series began in September 2014, behind only that seen in June.

Irish Consumer Spending Muted In August

Press releases   •   Sep 18, 2019 01:05 IST

Visa’s Irish Consumer Spending Index, produced by IHS Markit, which measures expenditure across all payment types (cash, cheques and electronic payments), pointed to a marginal rise in expenditure year-on-year in August, thereby ending a three-month sequence of decline. Spending was up +0.4%, cancelling out a -0.3% reduction in July.

July Sees Third Fall in Irish Consumer Spending in a Row

Press releases   •   Aug 14, 2019 01:05 IST

Visa’s Irish Consumer Spending Index, produced by IHS Markit, which measures expenditure across all payment types (cash, cheques and electronic payments), signalled an ongoing reduction in household expenditure in July. Spending was down -0.3% year-on-year, the third successive decline.

Sharpest Fall in Irish Consumer Spending in Five Years Recorded in June

Press releases   •   Jul 17, 2019 01:05 IST

Visa’s Irish Consumer Spending Index, produced by IHS Markit, which measures expenditure across all payment types (cash, cheques and electronic payments), recorded the first back-to-back fall in household expenditure in June, and the sharpest decline in spending since the series began in September 2014.

Irish Consumer Spending Contracts By -1.4% In May Due To Fall In High Street Sales

Press releases   •   Jun 19, 2019 01:05 IST

Visa’s Irish Consumer Spending Index, produced by IHS Markit, which measures expenditure across all payment types (cash, cheques and electronic payments), signalled a modest reduction in overall spending during May. The latest data showed that expenditure declined by -1.4% on the year, following growth of +1.2% in April.

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