Business leaders confident of growth prospects: survey

Chief financial officers (CFOs) and finance directors here are confident of the growth prospects of their businesses this year, according to new research released today by specialist finance and accounting recruitment firm, Robert Half.

The survey captured the views of 300 CFOs and finance directors in Singapore - 150 from the banking and financial services sector, and another 150 from the commerce and industry sector.

According to the survey, 78 per cent of CFOs in commerce and industry are positive about Singapore's economic prospects, and 89 per cent are optimistic about their company's fortunes.

Among the banking and financial services group, 83 per cent of senior business leaders are confident about Singapore's economic future, while 85 per cent feel positive about their company's prospects.

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