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ZEW European Union Economic Sentiment Indicator

Country:
European Union
EUR, Euro
Sector:
Business
Medium 29.3 30.5
31.8
Last release Importance Actual Forecast
Previous
30.6
29.3
Next release Actual Forecast
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ZEW Economic Sentiment Indicator is calculated monthly by the Center of European Economic Research (Mannheim, Germany) on the basis of the surveys of around 300 experts from banks, insurance companies and financial departments of corporations. The survey participants are asked about their expectations concerning the economy, inflation rates, interest rates, stock markets, and oil prices for the next six months.

The index reflects the sentiment of institutional investors. Index growth may have a positive impact on euro quotes.

Last values:

actual data

forecast

The chart of the entire available history of the "ZEW European Union Economic Sentiment Indicator" macroeconomic indicator. The dashed line shows the forecast values ​​of the economic indicator for the specified dates.

A significant deviation of a real value from a forecast one may cause a short-term strengthening or weakening of a national currency in the Forex market. The threshold values ​​of the indicators signaling the approach of the critical state of the national (local) economy occupy a special place.

Date (GMT)
Reference
Actual
Forecast
Previous
Feb 2018
29.3
30.5
31.8
Jan 2018
31.8
30
29
Dec 2017
29
28.9
30.9
Nov 2017
30.9
29.2
26.7
Oct 2017
26.7
30.6
31.7
Sep 2017
31.7
32.5
29.3
Aug 2017
29.3
42
35.6
Jul 2017
35.6
50.3
37.7
Jun 2017
37.7
36.9
35.1
May 2017
35.1
18.8
26.3
Apr 2017
26.3
25.6
Mar 2017
25.6
17.1
Feb 2017
17.1
23.2
Jan 2017
23.2
18.1
Dec 2016
18.1
15.8
Nov 2016
15.8
12.3
Oct 2016
12.3
5.4
Sep 2016
5.4
4.6
Aug 2016
4.6
-14.7
Jul 2016
-14.7
20.2
Jun 2016
20.2
16.8
May 2016
16.8
21.5
Apr 2016
21.5
10.6
Mar 2016
10.6
13.6
Feb 2016
13.6
22.7
Jan 2016
22.7
33.9
Dec 2015
33.9
28.3
Nov 2015
28.3
30.1
Oct 2015
30.1
33.3
Sep 2015
33.3
47.6
Aug 2015
47.6
42.7
Jul 2015
42.7
53.7
Jun 2015
53.7
61.2
May 2015
61.2
64.8
Apr 2015
64.8
62.4
Mar 2015
62.4
52.7
Feb 2015
52.7
45.2
Jan 2015
45.2
31.8
Dec 2014
31.8
11
Nov 2014
11
4.1
Oct 2014
4.1
14.2
Sep 2014
14.2
23.7
Aug 2014
23.7
48.1
Jul 2014
48.1
58.4
Jun 2014
58.4
55.2
May 2014
55.2
61.2
Apr 2014
61.2
61.5
Mar 2014
61.5
68.5
Feb 2014
68.5
73.3
Jan 2014
73.3
68.3