Despite record levels of short-term optimism in the global economy, CEOs worldwide report heightened levels of anxiety regarding the business, economic, and, particularly, the societal threats confronting their organisations. PwC’s 21st CEO Survey sheds light on this seeming contradiction and the factors contributing to CEOs’ anxiously optimistic outlook on 2018 and beyond.
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Global Chairman Bob Moritz on CEOs' expectations and concerns for 2018. Duration 1:39
The upturn in sentiment was building before the overhaul to the US corporate tax system. More US CEOs plan to pursue new M&A and to expand headcount to support expectations of faster business growth. Read more on how US CEOs see prospects in 2018.