The Swiss investor sentiment index improved by 16.1 points from the previous month to -53.1 in October of 2022, but marked the eight consecutive month of negative confidence. The survey showed slight optimism regarding the resilience of the Swiss labor market as growth slows and the SNB raises borrowing costs. Still, analysts reported that inflation is set to slow in the medium term but expectations remain above the target level for a prolonged period. Meanwhile, the assessment of current economic conditions fell by 2.3 points from the previous month to 15.7. source: Credit Suisse & CFA Society Switzerland

ZEW Economic Sentiment Index in Switzerland averaged -4.94 from 2006 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 72.20 in May of 2021 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. Switzerland CS-CFA Society Economic Sentiment Index - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2022.

ZEW Economic Sentiment Index in Switzerland is expected to be -86.00 by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Switzerland CS-CFA Society Economic Sentiment Index is projected to trend around -12.00 in 2023 and 1.00 in 2024, according to our econometric models.

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Switzerland CS-CFA Society Economic Sentiment Index



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-09-28 08:00 AM Sep -69.2 -56.3 -50
2022-10-26 08:00 AM Oct -53.1 -69.2 -72
2022-11-30 09:00 AM Nov -53.1 -50.4


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ZEW Economic Sentiment Index -53.10 -69.20 Oct 2022

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.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-53.10 -69.20 72.20 -91.10 2006 - 2022 Monthly

News Stream
Swiss Investor Mood Improves Slightly
The Swiss investor sentiment index improved by 16.1 points from the previous month to -53.1 in October of 2022, but marked the eight consecutive month of negative confidence. The survey showed slight optimism regarding the resilience of the Swiss labor market as growth slows and the SNB raises borrowing costs. Still, analysts reported that inflation is set to slow in the medium term but expectations remain above the target level for a prolonged period. Meanwhile, the assessment of current economic conditions fell by 2.3 points from the previous month to 15.7.
2022-10-26
Swiss Investor Mood in Negative Territory for 7th Month
The Swiss investor sentiment index declined by 12.9 points from the previous month to -69.2 in September 2022, the lowest level since a near seven-year low of -72.7 hit in June, suggesting sentiment among Swiss financial analysts remained stuck in negative territory for the seventh month in succession. The survey also showed more of the Swiss analysts polled are pessimistic about the equity market than at any time since the survey was first conducted. Meanwhile, the assessment of the current economic situation decreased to +18 in September from +24.2 in August.
2022-09-28
Swiss Investor Sentiment Remains Subdued
The Swiss Investor sentiment index edged higher to -56.3 in August of 2022 from -57.2 in July, but remaining well below the long-term average of -5. The current conditions index also went up to 24.2 from 10.8. Meanwhile, "for the first time since July 2020, more analysts expect the inflation rate to fall than to rise. The survey participants still do not see the slowdown in growth having a major impact on the labor market", CFA Society Switzerland said.
2022-08-31