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2014-01-22 20:21:09

BEIJING, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index(® )(LEI) for China increased 0.4 percent in December. The index stands at 278.8 (2004 = 100), following a 1.3 percent increase in November and a 0.8 percent increase in October. Two of the six components contributed positively to the index in December. Says Andrew Polk, resident economist at The Conference Board China Center in Beijing: "The China LEI decelerated sharply in December, posting its...

2014-01-17 08:22:12

NEW DELHI, January 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- * There is a slight improvement in confidence level of corporate India, shows the latest survey * 88 per cent of the respondents expect the overall economic situation to improve or remain same in the January-March quarter * Around three quarters of the 500 Indian CEOs/CFOs surveyed say overall economic conditions have largely remained same in the October-December quarter over the preceding quarter First the good...

2014-01-17 08:21:46

RIO DE JANEIRO, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index(® )for Brazil, together with Fundacao Getulio Vargas (TCB/FGV Brazil LEI), increased 0.9 percent in December. The index now stands at 127.4 (2004 = 100), following a 0.2 percent decline in November and a 0.1 increase in October. Five of the eight components contributed positively to the index in December. "Strengthened expectations in the manufacturing and services sectors, coupled with a...

2014-01-15 16:20:56

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the new year begins, consumers are feeling better about the economy than they have since last summer, according the latest monthly NACS Consumer Fuels Survey that examines how gas prices affect consumer sentiment. Though most consumers still say that they are pessimistic about the economy, 43% of consumers say that they are optimistic about the economy, the highest level of optimism since July 2013. The rise in optimism is...

2014-01-13 23:03:18

Accelerated economic growth will reduce unemployment and boost wages and as a result, consumer confidence and spending will increase, leading to higher demand for home furnishings. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Home Furnishing Stores industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 In the five years to 2013, the Home Furnishings Stores industry's revenue growth almost stagnated as deteriorating...

2013-12-10 08:23:42

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite relatively low gas prices, consumers still aren't feeling great about the economy. For the fourth straight month at least three in five consumers (61%) say that they are pessimistic about economic prospects, according the latest monthly NACS Consumer Fuels Survey that examines how gas prices affect consumer sentiment. Women feel significantly worse about the economy than men, with 66% saying that they were...

2013-12-10 00:21:49

MUMBAI, December 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bharat Book Bureau presents Pharmaceutical Business Confidence Report Q4 2013. This report analyzes pharmaceutical industry executives' views on the global economy, expectations on consumer confidence, supplier prices, key business concerns, and how executives' future investments are set to change in Q4 2013. This report also gives you access to regional analysis of industry outlook, industry and company growth prospects, future...

2013-11-27 23:19:16

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Construction Industry: Business Outlook Survey of Senior Executives 2013–2014. London (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 Synopsis •The report provides data and analysis of senior executive procurement and marketing expenditure intentions and developments within the global construction industry •The report identifies and analyzes the important criteria for supplier selection and the current and future procurement objectives...

2013-11-19 20:21:24

BEIJING, Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index(®)( )(LEI) for China increased 0.6 percent in October. The index stands at 273.7 (2004 = 100), following a 1.1 percent increase in September and a 0.7 percent increase in August. Five of the six components contributed positively to the index in October. Says Andrew Polk, resident economist at The Conference Board China Center in Beijing: "Growth in the China LEI slowed somewhat in October due to weak...

2013-11-12 08:24:49

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following three straight months of rising pessimism, consumers today report feeling better about the economy, according the latest monthly NACS Consumer Fuels Survey that examines how gas prices affect consumer sentiment. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131112/DC14594-INFO) Overall, consumers feel more optimistic than they have since August, and that bodes well for retailers of all types seeking strong holiday...