The consumer confidence index in the UK in March was minus 13 points, retaining the value of February, GfK NOP reported. The negative value of the index persists for 39 months. The indicator, which assesses the personal financial situation of citizens in the past 12 months, has kept the zero level. Their expectations for the next 12 months improved to 2 points from 1 point. At the same time, the assessment of the overall economic situation in the country over the past year remained at the previous level of minus 33 points. Over the next 12 months, consumer expectations improved by 2 points to minus 36 points. British readiness for major acquisitions decreased. The corresponding indicator fell by 4 points, making 1 point.