The current economic situation in Switzerland is also mainly assessed to be “normal”.
The current economic situation in Switzerland is also mainly assessed to be “normal”. This view is shared by 92.1 per cent of the analysts surveyed. Overall, this means that the analysts’ have a neutral economic outlook for Switzerland.
Regarding potential growth drivers one should have a closer look at the analysts’ forecast for the Eurozone and for the US. For the Eurozone economic expectations declined by 12.0 points to 0.0 points in March. Analysts now expect neither improvement nor deterioration of the Eurozone economy. Expected US economic activity is also still restrained at a reading of 2.7 points. Hence, from the analysts’ point of view, we are unlikely to see any key growth drivers coming from the global economy for now.
More detailed results – including survey participants' assessment of developments in other countries – can be found in this month's edition of the "Switzerland Financial market report".
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