The Swiss investor sentiment index fell by 3.2 points from a month earlier to -42.3 in November 2018, the lowest reading since February 2015, as investors continue to feel less confident towards the Swiss and Eurozone economies alongside rising concerns over ongoing global trade tensions. In addition, the assessment of current economic situation declined sharply by 13.5 points to 61.5. Zew Economic Sentiment Index in Switzerland averaged -6.66 from 2007 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 65 in October of 2009 and a record low of -91.10 in October of 2008.
Zew Economic Sentiment Index in Switzerland is expected to be -32.60 by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Zew Economic Sentiment Index in Switzerland to stand at 5.10 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Switzerland CS-CFA Society Economic Sentiment Index is projected to trend around 12.20 in 2020, according to our econometric models.