Clouds over German economy as biz confidence falls to 11-month low
Clouds over German economy as biz confidence falls to 11-month low

The outlook for the German economy, Europe's biggest, clouded over significantly in January as business confidence fell to its lowest level in 11 months, the Ifo economic institute said Monday.

India 2nd most optimistic in biz optimism globally: Thornton
India 2nd most optimistic in biz optimism globally: Thornton

India Inc has emerged as the second most optimistic in terms of business optimism globally with a survey showing that 86 percent of Indian respondents are bullish about an increase in revenue of their companies.

Business confidence fell for Jul-Sept quarter: D&B report

Optimism level of India's CFOs about the country's business environment in July-September declined for the fourth consecutive quarter amid concerns over passage of key Bills as well as domestic and global headwinds, says a D&B report.

Green shoots of economic recovery visible: Survey

The economy is showing signs of a turnaround, albeit moderately, on the back of continued policy actions, implementation and enhanced business and consumer confidence, says a CII ASCON survey that tracks the growth of industrial and services sectors.

Govt must deliver on promises for higher growth: Moody's
Govt must deliver on promises for higher growth: Moody's

While pegging India's true growth potential at near 10 percent, Moody's also warned that "GDP growth is not likely to rise above 7.5 percent if the government continues to over-promise and not deliver".

India's biz sentiment to remain subdued during July-September: D&B
India's biz sentiment to remain subdued during July-September: D&B

India's biz sentiment will remain subdued during July-September amid concerns of weak factory data and potential impact of deficient monsoon.

Confidence level in India continues to rise: S&P
Confidence level in India continues to rise: S&P

The confidence level in India continues to grow amid indications of slower growth ahead for the Asia-Pacific region, said a report by global rating firm Standard & Poor's.

India's business sentiment boosted by June rate cut: Study

The downturn in India's business sentiment seems to have bottomed out as listed firms reported significant improvement in production levels, domestic as well as export orders this month, a survey said Tuesday.

Business confidence for April-June quarter declines: D&B

The level of optimism about business environment among chief financial officers in the country declined in April-June period largely owing to slower pace of reforms than initially expected and weak profit level of the corporates, says a report.

India Inc's biz confidence improves on eco growth outlook: CII

The CII Business Confidence Index (BCI) improved marginally during Jan-March FY15, moving up to 56.4 from a level of 56.2 in the previous quarter.

India's business confidence at 3-year high; pro-growth Budget eyed

India Inc's business confidence is at a 14-quarter high ahead of the maiden budget of Narendra Modi government that the corporates expect to be "pro-growth".

India Inc's biz confidence up post new govt formation: CII

The CII Business Confidence Index for the April-June quarter inched up to 53.7 from 49.9 in the previous quarter.

Japan business confidence at more than 6-year high: BoJ

Japanese business confidence has soared to a more than six-year high, the Bank of Japan said Tuesday, underscoring a fragile economic recovery, but company bosses appear cautious about the future.

India Inc's confidence decline in Apr-Jun: Survey

Corporate India's confidence level dropped further in April-June quarter due to rising interest rates and weak demand, among others, a survey said.

India Inc's business confidence drops to four-year low: D&B

Business confidence of India Inc for the July-September quarter dropped to the lowest level in four years amid several macro-economic challenges, Dun & Bradstreet said in a report.

Industry business confidence dips, worst not over yet: Ficci

India Inc's business confidence fell for the second straight quarter in Q4, strengthening appeals for a cut in lending rate by the Reserve Bank in its forthcoming monetary policy review, according to a Ficci survey, which adds that the worst is not over yet.

India Inc's biz confidence dips amid gloomy economic scene

Corporate India's confidence level has declined in the second quarter of the current financial year on account of unfavourable business environment at home as well as globally, says a survey.

Biz confidence improves after PM takes charge of FinMin: Survey

The business confidence is turning for better within days of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh assuming charge of the Finance Ministry, an Assocham CEOs survey has said.

Biz confidence improves moderately in Q1 FY13: CII

Out of 200 respondents, about 42 percent said India's economy would grow by 7-7.5 percent during 2012-13.

Business confidence surpasses pre-crisis level: NCAER survey

The biz confidence index has bounced back on improving eco conditions and has in fact surpassed the level prevailed prior to global financial meltdown.