Tag Archives: economic outlook

The mood on Brexit is souring into 2017

If you’re curious what the new year has in store for Britons, all you need to do is look at the latest opinion surveys to realise the mood on Brexit is souring.

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Why the bonds selloff? Central banks have lost it

There’s no easy way to put this: the central banks are like the naked emperor in the well-known story. And the only solution that could save us from the next recession is so politically sensitive that it will not be put into practice.

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Chinese executives more optimistic on economy: survey

Chinese executives have grown more optimistic about their country’s economic outlook, a survey by consultancy EY reveals.

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Media sector to be swept by a wave of mergers: survey

A wave of mergers and acquisitions is about to sweep through the media and entertainment sector, according to a new survey by consultancy firm EY.

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Liquidity conditions worsen

Liquidity conditions are worsening, which means recent volatility in markets is likely to continue and even get worse, a monthly liquidity gauge compiled by investment advisory firm Cross Border Capital shows.

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Company executives upbeat about earnings: survey

Company executives’ confidence in the stability of the global economy has improved, and appetite for mergers and acquisitions has increased, a survey by consultancy EY shows.

It also shows a jump in their confidence in the outlook for company earnings, just as earnings season kicks off in the U.S.

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