British company finance chiefs more upbeat, still risk-averse: Deloitte

April 2, 2017 LONDON (Reuters) – British company finance chiefs are their most optimistic in 18 months, but their risk appetite has recovered far less from the battering it took in the run-up to and aftermath of last year’s vote to leave the European Union, a survey showed on Monday. Britain’s economy enjoyed the second-fastest growth of any large advanced economy last year, but with consumer demand fading in the face of surging inflation, the Bank of England hopes business investment will keep growth going this year. Accountants Deloitte said…

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