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11 Mar 2015 (TheAge) - Politics weighs down business confidence - slumps to pre-election low

(11 March 2015, The Age, BusinessDay, p27, Mark Mulligan)

‘Business confidence has slumped to its lowest level since before the 2013 Federal election, with economic weakness and political uncertainty both playing a role, according to the latest National Australia Bank survey. 15 more words

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Get Your Confidence!

So you have spent time making something, its gorgeous, everyone admires it, says how clever you are and why don’t you make more and sell them. 1,204 more words

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11 Feb 2015 (TheAge) - Business confidence stuck in the doldrums: NAB survey

(11 Feb 2015, The Age, BusinessDay, p21, Mark Mulligan)

‘Business confidence remained largely stagnant in January, while consumers took little heart from cheaper fuel and and a cut in lending rates, the results of  two surveys released on Tuesday showed. 29 more words

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2015 employment outlook strongest since 2007

Employers are growing their teams this year, with recruiters saying hiring confidence is at its highest level in five years.

Recruitment firm Hudson’s latest report finds that a net 28.1% of employers across the country intend to increase permanent staff numbers in the first quarter of the year, up 6.2% compared to the same time last year. 387 more words


Aus economy "no real momentum": NAB

Business conditions crept lower for the second month in a row in December, while confidence edged higher, according to NAB’s monthly business survey of what it calls “a patchwork economy with no real momentum building”. 156 more words


20 Jan 2015 (AFR) - ACCI business survey shows gloom worst in 23 years - Business ‘feeling pretty grim’ as confidence drops

(20 Jan 2015, AFR, p6, Joanna Heath)

‘Business confidence has taken a battering over the Christmas period according to the latest national survey from the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and many owners are feeling pessimistic about the year ahead. 32 more words

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Happy days for the US economy!

Back from exile, the American consumers are once again powering their nation as the world’s largest economy. Fresh data on Tuesday show the the US has shifted from slow growth to rapid growth, expanding 5 percent in the third quarter, the biggest growth figure in 11 years. 198 more words