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Index of business confidence

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Read the August 2020 index

Published: August 25, 2020 (web page)
By: Richard Forbes


In The Conference Board of Canada’s latest survey of business leaders, business confidence dropped to its lowest level on record. Business sentiment had already been languishing at its lowest level since the financial crisis. From that weak starting point, the Index of Business Confidence dropped by half.

About the Index of business confidence

The Conference Board of Canada surveys Canadian business leaders every quarter on the state of their business’ sales and finances, their investment plans, and their expectations for the coming six months. The results are available to e-Data subscribers, and analysis is available to e-Library subscribers or for a one-time fee. The Index of business confidence has been produced since 1993.

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