The sun rises in Asia

In March, the sentix economic indices are sending signs of stabilisation in the eurozone economy. While the assessment of the situation has fallen to 6.3 points for the seventh time in a row, economic expectations have im-proved for the second time. This is fueling hopes that there will be no recession. The results for the German economy are similar. In the search for the starting point of a new upswing, the region Asia ex Japan moves into focus. The situation and expectations are improving here.

Full report March 2019

Headlines of the month

  • In March, the sentix overall economic index for the Euro zone stabilizes and stands at -2.2 points. While the situation values are falling for the seventh time in a row, future-oriented expectations are rising significantly by 7 points to -10.3.
  • We are also measuring a similar development for Germany. The situation values lose for the fifth time to +20 points. Expectations, on the other hand, rise to -10.8 points.
  • However, the biggest ray of hope in the sentix Economic Indices is the region Asia ex Japan. Both situation values and expectations can improve here. This means that this region is on the upswing again. Latin America is also continuing to stabilize.

Asia ex Japan Apr 19 May 19 Jun 19 Jul 19 Aug 19 Sep 19
Overall Index 16.5 21.1 8.2 9.3 1.6 2.9


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