The consumer confidence index inched up to 45.4 in September from an upwardly revised 45.2 last month, the Conference Board reported Tuesday.

Economists polled by Thomson Reuters predicted the index would be 46.0.

The August index was originally reported as 44.5.

The present situation index dipped to 32.5 from an upwardly revised 34.3, while the expectations index gained to 54.0 from an upwardly revised 52.4.

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