sentix ASR Essentials 32-2014
31 August 2014
Persistent pessimism on the Euro versus USD
European assets have been at the centre of some notable summer sentiment setbacks. The latest sentix survey indicates that investor pessimism on the nearterm outlook for Eurozone equities and the single currency has become less notable, with readings pulling back from the extremes reached in the past month (see Chart 2). However, while the latest survey suggests that medium-term sentiment towards European equities may be beginning to revive, albeit modestly, the path of Euro/USD sentiment remains firmly downwards (Chart 4, page 2). Investors remain deeply pessimistic on the outlook for the Euro from a strategic perspective.
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