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RSM's Brexit Monitor index, in which any reading above 100 indicates that businesses are more optimistic than pessimistic, showed that sentiment about the impact of Brexit on the UK economy over a five-year period dipped from 116 to 81 in the last quarter of 2017.
He underlined, "I am not pessimistic and I am even optimistic to some extent that OPEC will come to a result.
Research for the Western Mail by Beaufort Research shows that overall, more Welsh adults are optimistic about the future than pessimistic since the UK voted to leave the EU in the referendum on June 23.
The growth of sub sector of crops included important crops, other crops and cotton ginning stayed pessimistic as it recorded a growth of -7.
The head of the South Korea central bank has said that there is no need to be pessimistic about the economic outlook.
The refined SOSa-SPSa model in Figure 2(a) depicts the process of sentiment contagion between the optimistic subjects and the susceptible subjects as follows: (1) a small possibility exists for the susceptible subjects to become optimistic subjects when coming in contact with the pessimistic subjects; (2) when the optimistic subjects comes in contact with the susceptible subjects, the optimistic subjects remain optimistic, and the susceptible subjects become optimistic with a possibility of [[beta].
When it comes to the state of the national economy, only 7 per cent said they feel that it is good, slightly less than the French where 9 per cent are positive about the economy and less pessimistic than the Greeks where only 2 per cent feel good about their own economy.
J COLLINS Neil says: You asked for it - you're pessimistic.
Last year, the Abound Resources survey found only 16% of credit union executives were either somewhat or very pessimistic in 2012.
CFOs are more pessimistic, while in North America as a whole, 40 percent were more pessimistic, up from 28 percent last quarter.
It tested a theory-driven mediation model of NSSI that featured pessimistic explanatory style as a cognitive mediator between childhood emotional abuse and frequency of NSSI in the previous year.
Those companies who were pessimistic outweighed those who were optimistic by 14%.