December 2013: CEO Confidence Reaches Highest Level in 2-1/2 Years

The CEO Confidence Index, Chief Executive‘s monthly gauge of CEOs’ expectations for business conditions over the next 12 months, rose 7.4% in December to its highest level since April 2011, landing at 6.12 out of a possible 10. CEOs’ ratings of current conditions is at its highest level since May 2010, with an average rating of 5.78 out of a possible 10. This is a 4.3% increase from November’s rating.

CEO Confidence Index — December 2013

Respondents: 320

November 2013 December 2013 Monthly Change
CEO Confidence Index 5.70 6.12 +7.4%
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