Vote of no confidence against the GroKo

In February, economic momentum in the euro zone is weakening somewhat. The total index drops by one point to 31.9 points. While the situation may continue to improve, expectations have fallen to their lowest level since February 2017. Germany plays a major role in this process. The GroKo negotiations are not well received by investors. Expectations drop by more than 6 points! In the rest of the world, however, investors surveyed by sentix believe that the economic situation remains robust.

Full report January 2018

Headlines of the month

  • The economic momentum in the euro zone is weakening somewhat. The overall index dropped by one point to 31.9 points in February.
  • While the current situation remains strong, expectations are weakening slightly. This is particularly clear in Ger-many, the locomotive of the Euro zone economy.
  • Internationally, the economy remains strong. The latecomers Eastern Europe and Latin America are clearly im-proving, and Asia ex Japan is also in good shape. The US can also improve again, as investors are increasingly con-sidering the effects of the tax reform. Japan, on the other hand, shows a slight economic loss of momentum like Euroland.
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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