Thursday October 29, 2020

Chief executives across the world losing confidence: PwC

In Ireland, 62 per cent of bosses anticipate 5 per cent growth

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer

19th January, 2016
"Ireland is a small open economy and very dependent on global markets. Any unplanned shocks will create uncertainties." Feargal O'Rourke (right) Pic:

A survey of 1,400 chief executives across the world has found that only 27 per cent think global growth will improve over the next 12 months.

Just 35 per cent declared themselves ‘very confident’ of their own company growth in the coming year, which was down four points on last year’s figure of 39 per cent and one point below the figure in 2013.

The survey, PwC’s Annual CEO Survey - ‘Redefining business success in a changing...

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