The Swiss investor sentiment declined sharply by 10.3 points to -26.9 in March of 2019 from -16.6 in the prior month, on lower expectations for the economy as export momentum is fading. The current conditions index also went down to 33.3 from 48.0. Zew Economic Sentiment Index in Switzerland averaged -7.25 from 2007 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 65 in October of 2009 and a record low of -91.10 in October of 2008.
Zew Economic Sentiment Index in Switzerland is expected to be -6.40 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 -2.00 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.