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The October 2016 survey marks an important shift in the sentix indices data. In general, the moderate recovery path of the global economy continues. The economic momentum for the German, Chinese and the Latin American economy certainly marks a bright spot on the global landscape. Although the economic momentum is less dynamic for the euro area, investors remain confident. Besides short-term changes, the sentix Investment Theme Indices reveal significant developments in investors' long-term perceptions on the global economy.
Economic indices for the euro zone continue to rise in October. The overall index for the euro zone climbs to +8.5 points. Expectations have hit the highest value since December 2015.
Investors have strongly increased their economic expectations on a selective basis. Especially the sentix indices for Germany and Asia ex. Japan show a significant increase in expectations!
Latin America's turnaround continues to solidify. Economic Expectations improve to +10.75 points - highest value since January 2014!