CITY VIEWS: HAS THE ECONOMY TURNED A CORNER FOR THE BETTER?*

TONY HOPSON | BUZZACOTT
“Property prices are back up in the US and UK, and stock markets have stabilised – even with all the uncertainty surrounding Greece. But it’s difficult to say, living in the micro-climate of London, which is doing relatively well.”

ELLIOT BISHTON | MHP
“It’s in a better position today than it was two years ago. Borrowing is expected to get better for small businesses, the engine room of the economy, and we’re addressing national debt now. It seems there is a light at the end of the tunnel.”

STEVE POWELL | SKANDIA
“I hope so! Driven by China, with things in the US coming together too – barring accidents, it seems like it’s on the right path. People are more confident, which is bringing more money into the markets. The realities from two to three years ago have been digested.”