FXstreet.com (Barcelona) - The Conference Board's Consumer Confidence Index has declined in October for the third month in a row to its two-year low, according to the latest report by the private economic research institute.

The Consumer Confidence Index declined to 95.6 in October from 99.5 in September, while the present situation index decreased to 118.8 from 121.2 in September; consumers claiming that present economic conditions are good decreased to 23.4% from 25.7% in the previous month, nevertheless, consumers assessing current situation as bad also declined to 16.3% from 17.8% in September.

The expectations index has decreased to 80.1 from 85.0 on the previous month.