Delhi: The Business Confidence Index (BCI) of the
Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for April-September
this year indicates that there is an increase in the positive
confidence amongst the domestic industrial community.
a release, the CII has said that the BCI for April-
September this year stands at 66.05 points which is
an improvement of 1.15 points over the previous period
(October 03-March 04). The Index is a part of the 61st
Business Outlook Survey of the chamber.
The Index is constructed as a weighted average of the
Current Situation Index (CSI) and the Expectations Index
(EI). The upward movement of the index within the 50-75
points range reflects that there is an increase in the
positive confidence amongst the industrial community
in the country.
Current Situation Index stands at 65.2 and has shown
a gain of
5 points over the previous period. The statement points
out that this exhibits that industry perceives the present
conditions to be better off than what they were six