The Swiss investor sentiment index slipped to -37.5 in August of 2019 from -24 in the previous month and compared with -14.3 in the same month of the prior year. It was the lowest reading since January, amid increasing global growth concerns. Meantime, the assessment of the current economic situation fell to 24.0 from 26.9 in July and 57.1 a year earlier. Zew Economic Sentiment Index in Switzerland averaged -7.78 from 2007 until 2019, 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 -27.00 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 -2.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Switzerland CS-CFA Society Economic Sentiment Index is projected to trend around -7.00 in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-05-29 08:00 AM Economic Sentiment Index May -14.3 -7.7 -10
2019-06-26 08:00 AM Economic Sentiment Index Jun -30.0 -14.3 -16.4
2019-07-24 08:00 AM Economic Sentiment Index Jul -24.0 -30.0 -24
2019-08-28 08:00 AM Economic Sentiment Index Aug -37.5 -24.0 -26
2019-09-25 08:00 AM Economic Sentiment Index Sep -37.5 -27
2019-10-30 09:00 AM Economic Sentiment Index Oct
2019-11-27 09:00 AM Economic Sentiment Index Nov


Switzerland Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 97.00 97.00 119.30 71.80 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 47.20 44.70 66.90 32.80 [+]
Industrial Production 4.80 4.50 12.30 -10.60 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 5.60 5.30 12.80 -11.60 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 79.89 81.82 90.00 75.04 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories -2965.50 -3472.90 4291.80 -4354.40 CHF Million [+]
Bankruptcies 13971.00 13257.00 13971.00 3040.00 Companies and Individuals [+]
Car Registrations 19.40 25.04 46.78 1.41 Thousand [+]
Internet Speed 21683.45 21238.67 21683.45 4380.25 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 3855605.00 3760263.00 3855605.00 1700696.00 IP [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index -37.50 -24.00 65.00 -91.10 [+]
Industrial Production Mom 1.10 1.10 5.70 -4.90 percent [+]
Mining Production -1.00 1.00 19.40 -24.50 percent [+]
Competitiveness Index 82.59 82.37 82.59 5.54 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 4.00 4.00 4.00 1.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 38.00 33.00 38.00 19.00 [+]
Corruption Index 85.00 85.00 91.00 84.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 3.00 3.00 12.00 3.00 [+]


Switzerland CS-CFA Society Economic Sentiment Index

In Switzerland, the CS-CFA Society Economic Sentiment Index measures the level of optimism that analysts have about the expected economic developments over the next 6 months. The survey covers up to 350 financial and economic analysts. The index is constructed as the difference between the percentage share of analysts that are optimistic and the percentage of analysts that are pessimistic about the development of the economy. Therefore, the ZEW indicator measures the confidence on a scale of -100 (all analysts expect the economy to deteriorate) up to 100 (all analysts expect it to improve). A 0 value indicates neutrality. This page provides - Switzerland Zew Economic Sentiment Index- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Switzerland CS-CFA Society Economic Sentiment Index - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-37.50 -24.00 65.00 -91.10 2007 - 2019 Monthly




Country Last Previous
Euro Area -22.40 Sep/19
France -42.30 Aug/19
Germany -22.50 Sep/19
Italy -49.50 Aug/19
Switzerland -37.50 Aug/19
United Kingdom -80.60 Aug/19


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