German investor confidence inches up in FebruaryStaff Writer | February 20, 2019
The ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment for Germany recorded an increase of 1.6 points in February 2019, and now stands at minus 13.4 points.
Europe The assessment of the current economic situation in Germany
The assessment of the current economic situation in Germany once again decreased considerably in February, with the corresponding indicator falling by 12.6 points to a level of 15.0 points.
The financial market experts’ assessment concerning the economic development of the Eurozone rose by 4.3 points, leaving the corresponding indicator at a level of minus 16.6 points.
By contrast, the assessment of the current economic situation in the Eurozone saw a further significant decrease in February, falling by 8.3 points to a current level of minus 3.0 points compared to the previous month.
The expectations for the short-term interest rates in the Eurozone also recorded a strong decrease.
The corresponding indicator dropped by 5.3 points to a level of 6.8 points. ■