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AB small business confidence sees downward correction

October 26, 2017
Alberta small business confidence drops two and a half points to 55.2 in October. The Alberta index now sits two points below the national average and ten points below where the economy is at its growing potential.
 

Alberta small business confidence remains flat

September 29, 2017
Alberta small business confidence sits at 57.7, unchanged for the second month in a row.
 

Small business confidence in Alberta stuck in neutral

August 31, 2017
Alberta small business confidence remains largely unchanged in August at 57.8, two points below the Canadian average.
 

Alberta’s small business confidence suffers setback

July 27, 2017
Alberta’s small business confidence index suffered its first major setback after eight months of increasing or holding steady. Small business confidence in Alberta dropped 4.3 points in July to 57.3.
 

Small business confidence in Alberta holds steady

June 29, 2017
Alberta small business confidence remains largely unchanged in June at 61.7. Small business confidence in Alberta now sits about one point above the Canadian average for the first time since the decline in global oil prices. The national decline can be localized to a 10 point drop in Ontario.
 

Small business optimism in Alberta regains footing

May 25, 2017
Alberta small business confidence jumped four points in May to 61.9. Small business confidence in Alberta now lands within a five-point range of the Canadian average for the first time in more than two years. The national Business Barometer index hit a two year high reaching 66.0.
 

Alberta small business confidence on the rise

April 27, 2017
Alberta small business confidence rose about two and a half points in April to 57.9. Nationally, small business confidence gained a point and a half to finish the month at 64.4 -its highest level since November 2014.
 

AB small business confidence continues to bounce back

March 30, 2017
Alberta small business confidence rose more than five and a half points in March to 55.5. This is the first time since January 2015 that business owners expecting stronger business performance next year outnumber those expecting weaker performance.
 

Alberta small business confidence continues slow recovery

February 23, 2017
Alberta small business confidence rose two and a half points in February to 49.8. Ground lost since 2015 has been regained and there is a notable jump in small business confidence among business owners in the natural resources sector (69.2).
 

Alberta small business confidence rebounds four points

January 26, 2017
Alberta small business confidence rose four points in January to 47.2. The indicator made modest gains in recent months and is hovering around 2015 levels but still well below the national average (60.1).
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