According to data from the Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index, consumers' expectations for U.S. economy increased to 44.4 in in the week ended January 10 from 44.2 the prior week. It was the highest level since early October.
The increase was driven by a more favourable assessment of the measure of views of the economy. The measure of views of the economy rose to 38.0 from 37.0.
The buying climate index remained unchanged at 39.4.
The personal finances index fell to 55.9 from 56.2.