1. 17.11.2015 · ZEW (sel)
    ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment
    Business survey | Germany | Short-term forecast | Cyclical indicator
    ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment November 2015

    The ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment for Germany has increased in November 2015. Gaining 8.5 points compared to the previous month, the index now stands at 10.4 points (long-term average: 24.8 points). The indicator has improved for the first time following seven consecutive declines. "The outlook for the German economy is brightening again towards the end of the year. Economic pessimism appears not to have increased after the terror attacks in Paris. The currently high level of consumption in Germany, the recent decline in the external value of the euro, and the ongoing recovery in the United States are likely to bolster the robust development of the German economy," comments ZEW President Professor Clemens Fuest.

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  2. 13.10.2015 · ZEW (sel)
    ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment
    Short-term forecast | Germany | Cyclical indicator | Business survey

    The ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment for Germany has further declined in October 2015. Decreasing by 10.2 points compared to the previous month, the index now stands at a level of 1.9 points (long-term average: 24.8 points). "The exhaust gas scandal of Volkswagen and the weak growth of emerging markets has dampened the economic outlook for Germany. However, the performance of the domestic economy is still good and the Euro area economy continues to recover. This makes it rather unlikely that the German economy will slide into recession," says ZEW President Professor Clemens Fuest.

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  3. 15.09.2015 · ZEW (sel)
    ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment
    Cyclical indicator | Germany | Short-term forecast | Business survey
    ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment September 2015

    The ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment for Germany has declined in September 2015. Decreasing by 12.9 points compared to the previous month, the index now stands at a level of 12.1 points (long-term average: 24.9 points). "The weakening economic development in emerging markets dampens the economic outlook for Germany’s export-oriented economy. While economic growth in the second quarter was largely driven by external demand, it is becoming less likely that exports will stimulate growth in the near future," says ZEW President Professor Clemens Fuest.

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  4. 11.08.2015 · ZEW (sel)
    ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment
    Cyclical indicator | Business survey | Short-term forecast | Germany

    The ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment for Germany declines again in August 2015. Decreasing by 4.7 points compared to the previous month, the index now stands at a level of 25.0 points (long-term average: 24.9 points). "The German economic engine is still running smoothly. However, under the current geopolitical and global economic circumstances a substantial improvement of the economic situation in Germany over the medium term is improbable. That is why economic sentiment has declined," says ZEW President Professor Clemens Fuest.

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  5. 14.07.2015 · ZEW (sel)
    ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment
    Short-term forecast | Germany | Business survey | Cyclical indicator
    ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment July 2015

    The ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment for Germany slightly declines in July 2015. Decreasing by 1.8 points compared to the previous month, the index now stands at a level of 29.7 points (long-term average: 24.9 points). "Neither the difficulties in dealing with the Greek sovereign debt crisis nor the turmoil on Chinese financial markets seem to make a strong impression on the financial market experts. Despite the slight decline of the indicator, the overall economic outlook for Germany remains positive", says ZEW President Professor Clemens Fuest.

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  6. 16.06.2015 · ZEW (sel)
    ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment
    Business survey | Cyclical indicator | Short-term forecast
    ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment June 2015

    The ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment for Germany declines in June 2015 for the third consecutive time. Decreasing by 10.4 points compared to the previous month, the index now stands at 31.5 points (long-term average: 24.9 points). "External factors are reducing the scope for further improvement of Germany's good economic situation. These include, in particular, the ongoing uncertainty over Greece's future and the restrained dynamic of the global economy," says ZEW President Professor Clemens Fuest.

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  7. 19.05.2015 · ZEW (sel)
    ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment
    Business survey | Short-term forecast | Germany

    The ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment for Germany declines in May 2015. Decreasing by 11.4 points compared to the previous month, the index now stands at 41.9 points (long-term average: 24.9 points). "Financial market experts have adjusted their optimistic expectations downward in May due to unexpectedly poor growth figures in the first quarter of 2015 and turmoil on the stock and bond markets. However, only a small number of survey participants actually expect a deterioration of the economic situation," says ZEW President Professor Clemens Fuest.

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  8. 21.04.2015 · ZEW (sel)
    ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment
    Short-term forecast | Germany | Business survey

    In April 2015, the ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment for Germany fell for the first time since October 2014. Compared to the previous month, the indicator has declined by 1.5 points to a reading of 53.3 points (long-term average: 24.8 points). "The German economy is in good shape. A stable labour market and increasing wages are strengthening confidence and boosting consumption. However, the current weakness of the world economy is dampening export prospects and reducing the scope for further improvements of the economic situation in Germany," says ZEW President Professor Clemens Fuest. The assessment of the current situation in Germany has improved notably. Increasing by 15.1 points, the index now stands at 70.2 points.

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  9. 17.03.2015 · ZEW (sel)
    ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment
    Short-term forecast | Germany | Business survey

    In March 2015, the ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment for Germany has increased for the fifth consecutive time. Compared to the previous month, the indicator has gained 1.8 points to a reading of 54.8 (long-term average: 24.7 points). This is the indicator's highest value since February 2014. "Economic sentiment in Germany remains at a high level. In particular, the continuing positive development of the domestic economy confirms the expectations of the experts. At the same time, limited progress is being made with regard to solving the Ukraine conflict and the sovereign debt crisis in Greece. This has a dampening effect on sentiment," says ZEW President Professor Clemens Fuest.

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  10. 17.02.2015 · ZEW (sel)
    ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment
    Business survey | Short-term forecast | Germany

    Gaining 4.6 points compared to the previous month, the ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment for Germany stands at 53.0 points in February 2015 (long-term average: 24.6 points). Reaching its highest value since February of 2014, the indicator has increased for the fourth consecutive time.

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