The ZEW-CS Indicator for the economic sentiment in Switzerland has continued its rise in October 2016. Growing by 2.5 points, the index now stands at 5.2 points. The indicator thus continues the slight upward trend already seen in the previous month. The indicator for the current economic situation also recorded an increase, rising by 9.9 points to a current reading of 17.9 points. The ZEW-CS Indicator reflects the expectations of the surveyed financial market experts regarding the economic development in Switzerland on a six-month time horizon. It is calculated monthly by the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW), Mannheim, in cooperation with Credit Suisse (CS), Zurich.