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PageGroup reports fall in quarterly profit, sees signs of hiring pick-up

Oct 14, 2020 - Reuters UK

(Reuters) - Global recruitment firm PageGroup PAGE.L reported a 31.9% fall in third-quarter profit on Wednesday as companies refrained from hiring during the COVID-19 pandemic, while adding that markets in Mainland China and Japan were either flat or returning to growth.

Its peer Robert Walters RWA.L last week had also flagged early signs of a turnaround in Asia-Pacific - the region which first emerged from lockdown.

“Having seen conditions improve through Q3, we now look forward...