CEOs are, of course, ebullient by nature.
So it’s no surprise that confidence about growth prospects is bouncing back as emerging markets continue to barrel along and even sluggish developed economies show signs of recovery.
Being bullish is, of course, part of the job if you are a CEO.
But sentiment really is improving. The annual PricewaterhouseCoopers survey of 1,200 industry bosses from 52 countries shows a nice pick in in the short- and long-term confidence curves, with 31 percent of those questioned now “very confident” about revenue prospects for the next 12 months and 81 percent plain-vanilla confident.