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[The Australian] APAC leader's upbeat outlook

“Business confidence among the largest companies in the Asia Pacific is rising.”


  • Fidelity – survey of 17,000 corporate leaders
  • Fidelity is the world’s fifth biggest fund manager, with more than $2.6 billion of assets under management globally.
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11 Mar 2017 (AFR) - Small business at most optimistic since GFC: survey

(11 March 2017, AFR, p6, by Sergio Magliarachi)

‘Optimism in the small to medium-sized business sector is at its highest level since the global financial crisis, according to a new survey. 63 more words

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The accelerator

The Accelerator

The Accelerator Theory – The Theory states that relatively small variations in national income (NY) will bring about much greater changes in the level of demand for capital goods, so changes in national income determine the level of new investment (I). 217 more words


Push yourself to the limits at the Elevator Challenge

Hello again!

Our friends over at Elevator have just launched the applications for this year’s Elevator Challenge, which will take place between the 16th and the 18th of June. 184 more words


1 Feb 2017 (AFR) - CFOs positive in uncertain backdrop but doubt corporate tax cuts will eventuate

(1 February 2017, AFR, p10, by Lucille Keen)

‘Australia chief financial officers are more optimistic, a new survey has found, even against the most uncertain backdrop on record. 62 more words

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26 Jan 2017 (TheAge) - Small business confidence at six year high propelled by metropolitan success

(26 January 2017, The Age, BusinessDay, p23, Bhakthi Puvanenthiran)

‘Recent surveys suggest regional and retail small businesses are feeling the heat.’

‘Business confidence is at its highest levels in six years but if you’re running a retail business in the country you’d have no idea. 61 more words

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Business Cycles & Investing: Malaysia (Jan 2017)

The Sun Daily reported back in October 2016:

Businesses and consumers are less optimistic about the Malaysian economy, a survey by the Malaysian Institute of Economic Research (MIER) shows. 479 more words