Financial services beginning to feel effects of improving economy as jobs surge – CBI

THE financial services sector is beginning to feel the benefits of the improving economy, a new survey by the CBI and PwC has concluded.

The survey covers the three months to December and shows optimism rose at its fastest rate since the survey began in 1989, as profitability rose for the fifth consecutive quarter.

Business volumes growth was strong across all customer categories, with the exception of financial institutions where they were flat. There was a notable pick-up in business with industrial and comm... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...