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ADVISORY-Thomson Reuters/INSEAD Asian Business Sentiment Survey 2016Q4
December 14, 2016 / 3:03 AM / in a year

ADVISORY-Thomson Reuters/INSEAD Asian Business Sentiment Survey 2016Q4

Dec 14 (Reuters) - Confidence in Asia toward business conditions over the coming six months dropped in the final quarter of 2016 to its lowest level in a year as firms fretted about sluggish demand in a persistently low-growth economic environment, a Thomson Reuters/INSEAD survey found.

The Thomson Reuters/INSEAD Asian Business Sentiment Index , representing the half-year outlook of 118 firms, fell to 63 from 68 in the September quarter, although it remained above the 50 mark separating optimism from pessimism.

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