Accountants, lawyers and property management companies will be among those to
benefit early from an economic recovery, a PricewaterhouseCoopers index has
Firms in the business services sector, which also includes computer
technology, advertising, engineering and telecommunications companies are set to
benefit early from a cyclical economic upswing.
The sector has the highest price earnings ratio – share price relative to
annual income, putting it in a strong position for accelerated long-term growth.
In contrast, the PwC upturn index predicts that metal products, textiles and
food manufacturing companies will be among the last to benefit when the economy
begins to recover.
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