Employment and capital investment dip as profit expectations enter negative territory says D&B Australia in its latest National Business Expectations Survey.

The decline in sales expectations is flowing through to the outlook for profits with the overall profits index dropping 10 points to a net index of -2, the first negative index in two years. The profits expectations index is now 8 points below the 10-year average of 6.

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