Chief executives reveal gloom over economy

Just 3 per cent of chief executives in Ireland are positive about the economic outlook, according to a PricewaterhouseCoopers survey that reveals the depth of the recession.

21st March, 2009

Just 3 per cent of chief executives in Ireland are positive about the economic outlook, according to a PricewaterhouseCoopers survey that reveals the depth of the recession.

The figures show a reversal from two years ago, when 74 per cent of chief executives in the PWC CEO Pulse survey were positive about the prospects for the economy. A year ago, that figure stood at 14 per cent, but it has fallen sharply with the global economic downturn.

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