Business more confident

BUSINESS confidence rose in the fourth quarter of this year, Rand Merchant Bank said yesterday.

BUSINESS confidence rose in the fourth quarter of this year, Rand Merchant Bank said yesterday.

"Following sharp declines from a level of 85 in 2006 to a low of 23 three years later, the RMB/BER business confidence index rose by five points to 28," it said.

This indicated that a growing, though small, number of respondents rated business conditions as satisfactory. - Sapa

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