Recruiter PageGroup expects positive hiring trends after annual profit beat
March 9 (Reuters) -PageGroup Plc PAGE.L forecast on Thursday persistent candidate shortages and good levels of vacancies despite challenging macroeconomic conditions, after the global recruiter posted annual profit that beat market estimates.
The FTSE midcap .FTMC firm posted a more than 16% rise in operating profit at 196.1 million pounds ($232.5 million) for the full-year ended Dec. 31, slightly ahead of Refinitiv Eikon average analysts' estimate of 194.7 million pounds.
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Reporting by Aby Jose Koilparambil in Bengaluru; Editing by Rashmi Aich
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