Swedish business and consumer confidence slips further in September

STOCKHOLM, Sept 28 (Reuters) – Sentiment among Swedish households and businesses deteriorated further in September from already low levels, data from the NIER think tank showed on Wednesday.

The consumer confidence index fell to 49.7 points in September from a revised 57.8 points in the previous month.

The overall sentiment index fell to 90.8 from 97.2.

“All industries contributed to the decline, with retailers and households seeing the largest declines,” NIER said in a statement.

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Reporting by Simon Johnson; Editing by Allison Williams

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