2014 Q3 Global CFO Signals
Geopolitical risks cast shadows
What a difference a quarter can make. Three months ago, many finance chiefs seemed to be uniting in their shared optimism.
In the Q3 edition of Global CFO Signals, uncertainty is on the rise in several of the 15 surveys featured, and geopolitical risks are giving companies pause.
“From a CFO’s perspective, such geopolitical uncertainties weigh on growth and investment prospects, particularly in Europe, which is in danger of falling into recession again,” notes Ira Kalish, Chief Global Economist for Deloitte.
Still, there is plenty of positive news to report.