More on Consumer Sentiment: It's the first rise for the composite index in 3 months. Current...

|By:, SA News Editor

More on Consumer Sentiment: It's the first rise for the composite index in 3 months. Current conditions jumped 4.9 points to 87.9, but expectations fell 1.1 points to 64.5. Inflation may be the big story: Expectations for the 1-year rate are "up a very big" 60 basis points to 3.6%. Five-year CPI expectations rise 30 bps to 3%.