- Regina Executive Repsondents remain optimistic, almost half (42.5%) of respondents believe that the economy will perform better in the next 12 months. 45.0% believe that the economy will remain the same.
- Executive Confidence Index has come down from an all-time high to 2.36, down 19 points from the previous quarter results. Even though the confidence index value has decreased, it is still the second highest since inception of RELO (past seven quarters) and indicates that executives are remaining highly optimistic about the future economy.
- Half (50.0%) of the respondents believe the current economy is performing about the same as compared to one year ago. This is a 17.7% decrease from last quarter (67.7%). Almost a third (31.6%) believe the economy will perform worse, which is a slight (8.1%) increase from last quarter (23.5%).
- A steady majority (80.6%) of respondents expect their total fixed investments to remain the same or increase over the next twelve months. This represents a nominal decrease of 1.8% from last quarter.