The Swiss investor sentiment index rose by 12.3 points from the previous month to 55.5 in February 2021, its highest since January 2010, signaling optimism surrounding a near-term economic recovery. The survey also showed financial market analysts are as optimistic now as they were after the financial crisis of 2008 had faded. Meanwhile, the assessment of the economic situation dropped by 12.6 points to -46.7. source: Credit Suisse & CFA Society Switzerland

Zew Economic Sentiment Index in Switzerland averaged -4.95 from 2006 until 2021, 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. Switzerland CS-CFA Society Economic Sentiment Index - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on March of 2021.

Zew Economic Sentiment Index in Switzerland is expected to be 18.00 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 14.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Switzerland CS-CFA Society Economic Sentiment Index is projected to trend around 7.00 in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Switzerland CS-CFA Society Economic Sentiment Index

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
55.50 43.20 65.00 -91.10 2006 - 2021 Monthly


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-11-25 09:00 AM Nov 30.0 2.3 -6
2020-12-30 09:00 AM Dec 46.8 30 15
2021-01-27 09:00 AM Jan 43.2 46.8 50
2021-02-24 09:00 AM Feb 55.5 43.2 36
2021-03-31 08:00 AM Mar 55.5
2021-04-28 08:00 AM Apr
2021-05-26 08:00 AM May
2021-06-30 08:00 AM Jun


News Stream
Swiss Investor Morale at 11-Year High
The Swiss investor sentiment index rose by 12.3 points from the previous month to 55.5 in February 2021, its highest since January 2010, signaling optimism surrounding a near-term economic recovery. The survey also showed financial market analysts are as optimistic now as they were after the financial crisis of 2008 had faded. Meanwhile, the assessment of the economic situation dropped by 12.6 points to -46.7.
2021-02-24
Swiss Investor Sentiment Falls to Start 2021
The Swiss investor sentiment index fell by 3.6 points from the previous month to 43.2 in January of 2021, as businesses remain optimistic despite the new variants of coronavirus, with the majority assuming that most restrictions will be lifted by the middle of the year. However, they believe that the existing fiscal measures will have to be extended for the time being, especially the hardship assistance program. Meanwhile, the current conditions subindex fell to -34.1 from -31.9.
2021-01-27
Swiss Investor Morale at 6-Month High
The Swiss investor sentiment index rose by 16.8 points from the previous month to 46.8 in December 2020, the highest level since June, as investors welcomed the COVID-19 vaccine rollouts. Still, survey participants seemed less confident in the global economic trend over the next half-year due to the ongoing pandemic crisis. Meanwhile, the assessment of the economic situation rose by 6.1 points to -31.9.
2020-12-30
Swiss Investor Morale Rebounds in November
The Swiss investor sentiment index rose by 27.7 points from the previous month to 30.0 in November 2020, recovering from last month's sharp fall, as investors welcomed signs of COVID-19 vaccine progress. Meanwhile, the assessment of the economic situation dropped by 19.4 points to -38.0.
2020-11-25

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.