KOF Switzerland Economic Barometer

Country:
Switzerland
CHF, Swiss frank
Sector:
Business
Medium 97.4 94.2
93
Last release Importance Actual Forecast
Previous
91.9
97.4
Next release Actual Forecast
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KOF Switzerland Economic Barometer provides a composite economic outlook for the next six months.

The indicator calculation formula includes about 200 statistical values. The list of variables is revised annually. The number of variables can vary from year to year. The main criterion for selecting a variable is its influence on the national economy and business cycles. The pool of potential indicator series includes about 500 indicators. About half of these indicators are included in the calculation every year.

The index is calculated since 1970. The last significant revision of the calculation methodology was conducted in 2014. Economists monitor the indicator releases, since it reflects all important factors of influence on the national economic and financial system. KOF forecasts often correlate with further calculations of the country's GDP and show real development outlook.

The indicator growth can have a positive effect on CHF quotes.

Last values:

actual data

forecast

The chart of the entire available history of the "KOF Switzerland Economic Barometer" 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
Mar 2019
97.4
94.2
93
Feb 2019
92.4
94.2
96.2
Jan 2019
95
96.8
96.4
Dec 2018
96.3
100.8
98.9
Nov 2018
99.1
99.1
100.2
Oct 2018
100.1
100.2
102.3
Sep 2018
102.2
102.7
98.9
Aug 2018
100.3
103.5
101.7
Jul 2018
101.1
104
101.3
Jun 2018
101.7
103
100
May 2018
100
103
103.3
Apr 2018
105.3
110.7
105.1
Mar 2018
106
111.5
108.4
Feb 2018
108
103.1
107.6
Jan 2018
106.9
111.3
111.4
Dec 2017
111.3
110.3
110.4
Nov 2017
110.3
106.5
109.8
Oct 2017
109.1
105.8
Sep 2017
105.8
104.2
Aug 2017
104.1
108
Jul 2017
106.8
105.8
Jun 2017
105.5
102
May 2017
101.6
106.3
Apr 2017
106
107.2
Mar 2017
107.6
106.9
Feb 2017
107.2
102
Jan 2017
101.7
102.1
Dec 2016
102.2
102.2
Nov 2016
102.2
103.9
Oct 2016
104.7
101.6
Sep 2016
101.3
99.7
Aug 2016
99.8
103.5
Jul 2016
102.7
102.6
Jun 2016
102.4
101.8
May 2016
102.9
102.6
Apr 2016
102.7
102.8
Mar 2016
102.5
102.6
Feb 2016
102.4
100.4
Jan 2016
100.3
96.8
Dec 2015
96.6
97.3
Nov 2015
97.9
100.4
Oct 2015
99.8
100.3
Sep 2015
100.4
101.2
Aug 2015
100.7
100.4
Jul 2015
99.8
89.8
Jun 2015
89.7
92.7
May 2015
93.1
89.8
Apr 2015
89.5
90.9
Mar 2015
90.8
90.3
Feb 2015
90.1
96.1

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