Burton Taylor: Sentiment Survey Predicts Positive Growth for 2017

The survey highlights pricing and reference data, valuations, risk and regulation-related spend as having the strongest sentiment for growth in spend.

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According to the survey, respondents from vendors, end-user firms, investors, analysts and consultants expect organic growth of 1.36 percent over last year’s spend of $27.5 billion, before the impact of any price increases, which could add another two to three percent increase, says Douglas B Taylor, founder and managing director of Burton-Taylor, which was recently acquired by TP Icap.

“I believe that buyers and suppliers … feel that the market has stabilized, and that after a period of so man