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Privately held businesses in South Africa are hopeful that the worst of the recession is behind them. This is one of the key findings in the 2010 Grant Thornton International Business Report (IBR). The global optimism / pessimism index indicates an optimism balance of +60% compared to +35% this time last year – the optimism balance being the proportion of businesses reporting they are optimistic less those reporting they are pessimistic.