Forty-five p.c of world CEOs consider their firm is not going to stay viable within the subsequent decade if it continues on its present trajectory. That’s based on the twenty seventh annual international CEO survey issued earlier this month by PwC, which queried 4,702 CEOs in 105 international locations and territories in November 2023.
Nonetheless, CEOs at the moment are twice as prone to anticipate an enchancment within the international economic system this 12 months in comparison with a 12 months in the past.
CEOs anticipate higher impacts from know-how, buyer preferences, and local weather change within the coming three years versus the previous 5.
As of November 2023, CEOs perceived fewer imminent threats within the brief time period, with inflation being the highest concern.
The Federal Reserve Financial institution of New York’s month-to-month “Enterprise Leaders Survey” asks executives about latest and anticipated tendencies in key enterprise indicators. The January 2024 version (PDF) queried roughly 200 service companies within the New York Metropolis area from Jan. 3 to 10.
The survey solicits the views of executives of these companies on a number of indicators from the prior month, corresponding to income, worker depend, forecasts, and extra. The result’s a “Enterprise Exercise Index,” the sum of favorable responses much less unfavorable. If 50% of respondents answered favorably and 20% unfavorably, the index could be 30.
In January 2024, the index climbed 12 factors to 24.5, suggesting that companies have been extra optimistic about future situations in comparison with the earlier month.