Geopolitical conflicts loom large for executives. In a new McKinsey Global Survey, almost 60 percent of respondents cite geopolitical conflicts as a risk to near-term growth in their own economies. That’s leading to a relatively less positive sentiment for the overall economy, where, for the third quarter in a row, respondents are less likely to believe that economic conditions, either global or domestic, will improve in the months ahead.

Gloomy days ahead
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To read the article, see “The coronavirus effect on global economic sentiment,” March 30, 2022.