Italian consumer confidence drops in June

(AGI) Rome, June 25 - The consumer confidence index in Italydropped to 105.7 points in June from 106.2 points in May,reported the national statistics institute ISTAT. The economicfactor fell from 118.0 to 116.4 points, and the personal factorrose from 102.0 to 102.2 points. The present business climateindicator also fell from 104.6 to 104.5 points, and the futurebusiness climate index dropped from 108.7 to 107.2 points.Consumers' opinion of Italy's present economic conditionsimproved, rising from minus 81 to minus 77. Expectations forthe nation's economy rose from 10 to 11, and those onunemployment

(AGI) Rome, June 25 - The consumer confidence index in Italydropped to 105.7 points in June from 106.2 points in May,reported the national statistics institute ISTAT. The economicfactor fell from 118.0 to 116.4 points, and the personal factorrose from 102.0 to 102.2 points. The present business climateindicator also fell from 104.6 to 104.5 points, and the futurebusiness climate index dropped from 108.7 to 107.2 points.Consumers' opinion of Italy's present economic conditionsimproved, rising from minus 81 to minus 77. Expectations forthe nation's economy rose from 10 to 11, and those onunemployment increased from 43 to 50. (AGI) . .