Global insight: Video interview with Fidelity's Martin Dropkin

Highlights of group's 2017 Analyst Survey


Martin Dropkin, director of research for fixed income at Fidelity International, talks to Julian Marr about the group's 2017 Analyst Survey, which has flagged up strengthening corporate conditions across the globe.

The survey has indicated CEO confidence has reached its highest level since 2014. The associated global analyst sentiment indicator has increased from five points in 2016 up to six points this year, with management regarding demand-led growth as the main driver of earnings growth for their companies. In the above video, Dropkin explains how the survey is conducted and what it covers before discussing the key takeaways, principal risks highlighted by Fidelity's 150-strong team of analysts and some of the more surprising findings. He adds: "The global sentiment indicator is back to le...

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