U.S. Small Business Confidence Hits One-Year High In May: NFIB
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French business lobby adopts new guidance on “say on pay”
“(Francois Hollande) lent a sympathetic ear and was satisfied,” Parisot was quoted as saying in an interview with Les Echos business newspaper. Last month, the French government dropped plans to pass a law to impose such a ceiling on executive pay in the private sector and to require “say on pay” votes, saying it hoped French businesses would design their own rules. and Britain.
It was the second straight month of gains in the index. Eight of the index’s 10 components advanced, but capital spending plans were unchanged and job creation plans dipped. The gains in the index suggest that while growth slowed early in the second quarter, the cooling in activity would probably be short-lived as the economy adjusts to higher taxes and deep government spending cuts. “Expectations about the future course of the economy clearly improved over the past few months, but not to levels seen in a ‘recovery’ or even in periods of solid growth,” the NFIB said. Last month, the share of owners expecting better business conditions over the next six months increased 10 points. That accounted for about 40 percent of the rise in the index.