The Swiss investor sentiment index rose by 16.4 points to 12.5 in December 2019 from -3.9 in the previous month, compared to -30.5 in the corresponding month of 2018 and reaching its highest reading since May 2018. On the other hand, the assessment of the current economic situation declined to 8.3 from 11.5 in November and 16.0 a year earlier.

Zew Economic Sentiment Index in Switzerland averaged -7.50 from 2006 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 65 in October of 2009 and a record low of -91.10 in October of 2008. This page provides - Switzerland Zew Economic Sentiment Index- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. source: Credit Suisse & CFA Society Switzerland

Zew Economic Sentiment Index in Switzerland is expected to be -2.00 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 -7.00 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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Switzerland CS-CFA Society Economic Sentiment Index

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
12.50 -3.90 65.00 -91.10 2006 - 2019 Monthly

Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-09-25 08:15 AM Sep -15.4 -37.5 -32
2019-10-30 09:00 AM Oct -30.5 -15.4 -6.8 -10
2019-11-27 09:00 AM Nov -3.9 -30.5 -30.5 -22
2019-12-27 09:00 AM Dec 12.5 -3.9 -8.5 -2
2020-01-29 09:00 AM Jan 12.5 15


News Stream
2019-11-27
Swiss Investor Morale Rises to Near 1-1/2-Year High
The Swiss investor sentiment index rose to -3.9 in November 2019 from -30.5 in the previous month, compared to -42.3 in the corresponding month of 2018 and reaching its highest reading since June last year. On the other hand, the assessment of the current economic situation declined to 11.5 from 16 in October and 61.5 a year earlier.

2019-10-30
Swiss Investor Morale Deteriorates in October
The Swiss investor sentiment index declined to -30.5 in October 2019 from -15.4 in the previous month, compared with -39.1 in the corresponding month of 2018, and well below market expectations of -6.8. In addition, the assessment of the current economic situation dropped to 16 from 19.3 in September and 75 a year earlier.

2019-09-25
Swiss Investor Morale Rises to 4-Month High
The Swiss investor sentiment index rose to -15.4 in September 2019 from -37.5 in the previous month, compared with -30.8 in the corresponding month of 2018, and reaching its best reading since May. Meantime, the assessment of the current economic situation went down to 19.3 from 24 in August and 84.6 a year earlier.

2019-08-28
Swiss Investor Morale Slumps to 7-Month Low
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.


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.