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Share of Loss-Making Companies Is Rocketing Passed Its 2008 Peak


  • We look at the share of companies that were reporting losses
  • In the past 12 months, more companies reported losses than in the Global Financial Crisis
  • It’s currently about the same level as after the Dotcom bubble burst


Emerging markets now at the same level as Developed, both are rising fast


  • We group the companies into Developed and Emerging markets
  • The percent of loss-making companies in Emerging markets is the highest it has been during this period
  • Share of loss-makers is rising in both worlds


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