Reflecting the looming presence of limits to growth, Composite Business Optimism Index for Q3 2011 fell to 143.6, a decline of 21.7% (q-o-q) as compared to Q2 2011.  

After recording y-o-y growth for seven consecutive quarters, the index registered a decline of 4.2% in Q3 2011. Based on the responses received, it was observed that each of the six optimism indices – Volume of Sales, Net Profits, Selling Prices,New Orders, Inventory Levels and Employee Levels have registered a decrease as compared to Q2 2011.    To read the full story click on this link

Source:  D&B India