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Future Business Index


Future Business Index

Mid-market companies battling but not beaten:

Despite a subdued outlook by Australian mid-market companies, most remain cautiously optimistic about the next six months. Mining has remained strong and the Retail sector has seen an impressive turnaround over the past six months.

Find out what challenges will be facing Australian businesses over the next 6 months

To assist Australian businesses understand more on what lies ahead, we’re pleased to launch the third Commonwealth Bank Future Business Index.

In this study we survey businesses operating in mid-market corporate Australia. The Index examines a range of important issues that will affect the operations of companies over the next six months. Through the Index, we aim to gauge the level of confidence in business conditions, the challenges and threats facing businesses, expected source of growth and opportunities, and importantly, how prepared businesses are to navigate volatile conditions, including their use of financial facilities and risk planning.

These findings are then combined with analysis from our own economics team, to bring a better understanding of what the next six months may look like for your business. By taking the time to understand how potential future issues can affect them, businesses can be in a position to benefit from prospects and remain strong in uncertain times.

For more information on how Commonwealth Bank can help your business, contact your relationship executive, or call us on 1800 019 910.

Important Information

This report is published solely for information purposes. As this report has been prepared without considering your objectives, financial situation or needs, you should before acting on the information in this report, consider its appropriateness to your circumstances and if necessary seek the appropriate professional advice. The information in this report is based on a survey of 437 financial decision-makers and any opinions, conclusions or recommendations are reasonably held or made, based on the information available at the time of its compilation, but no representation or warranty, either expressed or implied, is made or provided as to the accuracy, reliability or completeness of any statement made in this report. Commonwealth Bank of Australia ABN 48 123 123 124.