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  1. ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment // 17.07.2007

    ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment - Strength of Economic Upswing is Weakening

    The ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment for Germany dropped by 9.9 points in July 2007 and now stands at 10.4 points after 20.3 points in June. This is still below its historical average of 32.8 points. …
  2. Information Economy // 16.07.2007

    Service Providers of the Information Society – Extensive Use of Specifically Designed Business Software

    In the economic sector of IT-related service providers, more than two thirds of the companies use software that has been created according to their specific requirements. Approximately 75 per cent of the…
  3. Information Economy // 12.07.2007

    IT-Related Service Providers - Firms Assess Business Situation More Optimistic

    The ZEW-IDI, sentiment indicator for the economic sector IT-related service providers, in the second quarter 2007 has increased by 2.1 points in comparison to the first quarter 2007 and now reaches a value of…
  4. Personnel // 11.07.2007

    Eggert Voscherau Appointed New Vice-Chairman of the ZEW Supervisory Board; Contract of ZEW President Wolfgang Franz Extended

    In the course of the Supervisory Board meeting of the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) on 11 June 2007, Dr. h.c. Eggert Voscherau, Vice-Chairman of the Executive Board at BASF AG, was elected new…
  5. Research // 11.07.2007

    ZEW Forecast Survey July 2007 – Banks Expect Increase in Interest Rates, No Upside Potential in Stock Markets

    According to the assessment of leading financial experts from 18 banks, surveyed by ZEW on a quarterly basis, interest rates in the euro zone will continue rising during the coming months. No significant…
  6. CEE Indicator of Economic Sentiment // 26.06.2007

    ZEW-Erste Group Bank Economic Sentiment Indicator CEE – Central and Eastern Europe Maintains Favourable Economic Situation

    The survey among financial market experts conducted by the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW), Mannheim, supported by the Erste Group Bank AG, Vienna, shows that experts positively assess the current…
  7. CH Indicator of Economic Sentiment // 21.06.2007

    ZEW-CS Financial Market Test Switzerland - Economic expectations almost unchanged, whereas the assessment of the current situation reaches new high

    In the survey carried out by the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) in cooperation with Credit Suisse, the financial market experts surveyed the current situation of the Swiss economy as even more…
  8. Research // 20.06.2007

    ZEW Study on Germany's Technological Performance – Germany Should Enhance Tax-based R&D Funding

    To stay competitive on global markets, German companies need to significantly increase their investments in research and development (R&D). In order to motivate especially small and medium-sized firms, Germany…
  9. ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment // 19.06.2007

    ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment - Experts More Moderate

    The ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment for Germany dropped by 3.7 points in June 2007 and now stands at 20.3 points after having boasted 24 points in May. This is still below its historical average of 33.0…

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