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Interest rate concerns push business optimism down

Business expectations have slid this quarter, as interest rate worries and ongoing pressure from the strong Australian dollar weighs on local SMBs.

Business expectations back to pre-GFC levels

Businesses have recorded a significant jump in sales and profit expectations for the June 2012 quarter, with sales expectations rising to levels not seen since 2003.

Businesses sitting comfortably for 2012

Businesses are feeling confident about trading conditions for the upcoming year, following surprisingly positive expectation results during the September quarter.

Rate concerns cause business expectations to slump

Business and sales expectations have again fallen on the back of interest rate rise fears, according to new Dun & Bradstreet figures, which also revealed Australia's employment outlook has slipped to an index of -5.

Business expectations hit new low

Profit and employment expectations have hit a two-year low, according to the latest Dun & Bradstreet Business Expectations Survey, with key indices revealing figures returned to levels seen just prior to the worst of the GFC.

Bleak profit expectations worsen business risk downgrades

Over 145,000 businesses experienced a risk downgrade in the March quarter, according to Dun & Bradstreet, as rising payment terms and bleak expectations for sales and profits put pressure on cash flow.

Businesses expecting increase in sales and profits in December quarter

Australian businesses are expecting to see a rise in both sales and profits during the December quarter, a new survey has found

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