sentix Economic News

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Background information on the sentix economic indicators

The west follows the emerging markets

October has not brought the desired relief for strained economic expectations yet. The western economies follow emerging markets’ negative parameters. The Eurozone, Germany, the US as well as Japan show lower values for all components of the sentix Economic Index. The only glimmers of hope are the emerging markets, as for now they successfully halted the state of free-fall. Investors observe a stabilising process but on low levels across emerging markets. Asia ex Japan, Eastern Europe and Latin America benefit as economic expectations brighten up.

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Economic expectations collapse globally

In September, the sentix Economic Indices drop significantly driven by strongly falling indicators for Japan and for Asia ex Japan. Against the background of the turbulences in China investors cut back strongly their assessments and expectations regarding these regions' economies. Furhermore, the rest of the world enters the maelstrom. While for Latin America and Eastern Europe ever darker clouds gather now also the economic expectations for the hitherto stability anchors, the US and the euro area, fall markedly.

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Asia load on the global economic momentum

Despite the increasing confusion surrounding the fate of Greece the composite index for the euro zone rises in July. While investors’ 6-month expectations remain about stable, their assessments of the current situation improve significantly. This constellation signals that market participants already behave as if the euro area was in a boom! In addition, the strong rise of the US index stands out. At the same time, though, the picture for the emerging-markets regions gets ever cloudier which, all in all, points to a world economy losing further steam.

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Euro zone defies Greek crisis

Despite the increasing confusion surrounding the fate of Greece the composite index for the euro zone rises in July. While investors’ 6-month expectations remain about stable, their assessments of the current situation improve significantly. This constellation signals that market participants already behave as if the euro area was in a boom! In addition, the strong rise of the US index stands out. At the same time, though, the picture for the emerging-markets regions gets ever cloudier which, all in all, points to a world economy losing further steam.

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Global momentum fades, but Japan takes off

All in all, sentix Economic Indices point to lower dynamics in the world economy indicated by weaker 6-month expectations for the Global Aggregate. However, developments are rather heterogeneous among the regions: While investors trim back their expectations for the euro area and for Germany, they raise them for Japan and the US. And, at the same time, as a rate hike by the Fed this year becomes more probable, investors’ perspectives for the emerging-markets regions get cloudy.

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