After New Year’s Eve yet another china cracker

That’s not what many investors have expected: right at the start of 2016, investors have to farewell certainties of 2015. Dark clouds arise in the east and could carry more than just light showers. it seems undoubtedly reasonable that the Chinese business cycle face a period of significant slow down, rather it seems like a hard landing. Such a scenario would not pass the Eurozone without damage.

Full report January 2016

Headlines of the month

  • The sentix Economic Index for the Eurozone significantly falls in January 2016. The headline index slides 6.1 points down to +9.6 points.
  • The Eurozone is not immune against the drift towards weaker global growth. Expectations drop to +6.3 points from previously +18.0 points.
  • The shakeup at Chinese stock exchanges is perceived more than a “technical issue” by investors. Economic ex-pectations for Asia ex. Japan show the strongest nosedive ever recorded. Yet, economic expectations for the US economy are negative, the first time since October 2012. Latin America is still battles with recession.
Euro area Apr 22 May 22 Jun 22 Jul 22 Aug 22 Sep 22
Overall Index -18.0 -22.6 -15.8 -26.4 -25.2 -31.8

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