Tag Archives: SME sentiment tracker

growth expectations surge amid strengthening economic sentiment

Updates to this research are published monthly. View previous wave. The latest wave of the Fifth Quadrant SME Sentiment Tracker reveals optimism towards both domestic and international economic conditions has significantly risen. short-term…

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AI mythbusting: can the AI out-predict our team?

In today’s digital era, AI is a vital tool. But, like any new technology, knowing how to get the most out of it and where it falls short is crucial….

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lower inflation driving SME confidence

Updates to this research are published monthly. View previous wave. The latest wave of the Fifth Quadrant SME Sentiment Tracker reveals a slowdown in the annual inflation rate to 4.1% which is alleviating…

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SMEs eye brighter 2024

Updates to this research are published monthly. View previous wave. The latest wave of the Fifth Quadrant SME Sentiment Tracker shows business sentiment is stable, despite challenging market conditions. The Fifth Quadrant Business…

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BNPL usage ramps up amidst festive season cost-of-living pressures

As the holiday season approaches, Australians find themselves grappling with the delicate balance of festive spending amidst escalating cost-of-living pressures. For many households, the overwhelming concern of managing tighter budgets…

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SMEs enter holiday season with growth ambitions amid economic headwinds

Updates to this research are published monthly. View previous wave. The latest wave of the Fifth Quadrant SME Sentiment Tracker indicates that in the face of escalating business challenges, a significant number of…

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SME outlook still positive, but rising interest rates temper optimism

Updates to this research are published monthly. View previous wave. The latest wave of the Fifth Quadrant SME Sentiment Tracker presents a positive picture for SMEs, with profitability and expected revenue continuing to…

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SME sentiment remains optimistic as profitability recovers

Updates to this research are published monthly. View previous wave. The latest wave of the Fifth Quadrant SME Sentiment Tracker provides cause for optimism, with YoY revenues rebounding from an annual low in…

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SME sentiment pops – are we turning a corner?

Updates to this research are published monthly. View previous wave. The latest wave of the Fifth Quadrant SME Sentiment Tracker suggests confidence is growing in line with falling inflation and the stabilisation of…

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how strategic technology investment fuels growth in Australian SMEs

the critical role of SMEs in Australia’s economy Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) serve as the linchpin of Australia’s economic fabric, responsible for considerable contributions to job creation, innovation, and…

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