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ZEW Economic Sentiment Survey

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ZEW is a survey of economic sentiment used to gather data on the prospects of the German economy. The acronym stands for Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung (Center for European Economic Research), it arrives at its final figures by surveying 300 market analysts from a variety of sectors on the medium-term prospects of the German economy. ZEW is presented as a figure that is either positive, negative or neutral. A positive figure indicates a majority of analysts are expecting an improvement of Germany’s economic situation, a negative figure indicates an expected decline and a figure of zero indicates no positive or negative bias.

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