Confidence in global economy improves: WEF survey
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The remaining 34 per cent were neutral.
According to WEF, other measures of confidence covered in the poll were stable.
"The percentage of respondents who expected major social, geopolitical, environmental or technological disturbances hovered at 46 per cent, 50 per cent, 35 per cent and 19 per cent, respectively.
"Expectations of the world's ability to deal with such threats remained stable... 51 per cent of respondents lacked confidence in global governance, and 45 per cent in global co-operation," the statement noted.
The Index has been released ahead of the WEF Annual Meeting whose theme is 'Resilient Dynamism'. More than 2,500 participants, including heads of states or governments, are expeccted to participate in the event.