In brief

For the year ending September 1997, Coopers & Lybrand’s revenues worldwide rose by 10.7 per cent to $7.5bn, despite fluctuations in currency exchange rates. The group estimates that worldwide income would have grown by 14.7 per cent to $7.8bn if exchange rates had remained constant. All business lines saw fee income increase by 22 per cent. Europe saw growth of 6.1 per cent; in Asia growth was 7.2 per cent, while in America growth was 18.2 per cent.

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