The Director Confidence Index - April 2021

Director Optimism Stalls in April

Diligent Institute, in partnership with Corporate Board Member, has released the most recent Director Confidence Index (DCI), a US national pulse survey tracking director sentiment on the economy and other topical matters. Click below to read the full results. 

Amid a surge in COVID-19 vaccinations nationally, directors’ hopes for an economic recovery remained strong in April, but the surge in optimism we’ve been tracking for months flattened for the first time since last fall, as developments in Washingtonparticularly the impact of government stimulus programs and proposed increases in taxes and regulationtempered their outlook for growth.