By: Eline Oude Munnink 02-08-2018
What are the overall views of Europe’s leading CFOs? Are they more optimistic than last year regarding revenues, CAPEX and skilled labour? Do they consider this is a good time to take on more risks? What keeps them awake at night?
This survey presents the insights from CFOs across 20 countries in Europe on market and business sentiment. There continues to be a wide variation in outlook between CFOs in the euro area and those outside: those in the euro area remain more confident and optimistic.
Here are some of the key findings:
• A net 26% are more optimistic than they were when last surveyed
• 46% of CFOs expect their capital expenditure to increase in the next 12 months
• “Skilled labour shortage” is a top three risk among CFOs
If you want to know more about the CFOs perceptions about external risks to their business and their expected impact, click here.