The State Street Investor Confidence Index fell 3.4 points in August to 90.9 from 94.3 a month earlier, State Street Global Markets announced Tuesday. North America led the drop in global confidence, falling 8.7 points to 84.4. In Asia, confidence rose for the fourth consecutive month, hitting 93.5, up 2.9 points from July. Europe registered the highest level of investor confidence at 101.2, down slightly from 101.7 the month before.
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