Ifo Business Climate Index
The Ifo Business Climate is a widely observed early indicator for economic development in Germany. The Ifo Business Climate Index is published monthly. Detailed results are published in ifo Konjunkturperspektiven. A summary is published as "Results of the Ifo Business Survey" in ifo Schnelldienst.
Ifo Business Climate Index with Ifo Business Survey in the German Services Sector
Results of the Ifo Business Survey are available as of 10:00 a.m. CEST via the news agencies and as of 10:30 a.m. CEST here. read on Internet publication date of the Ifo Business Climate Index: 24 April 2014 10:30 AM CEST
Results of the March 2014 Ifo Business Survey
Mar 25, 2014: The Ifo Business Climate Index for industry and trade in Germany fell in March to 110.7 points from 111.3 points after four successive increases. Companies expressed far less confidence in future business developments, but were more satisfied with their current business situation. The crisis of the emerging economies and the events in Crimea are impacting the confidence of German firms. Details
How the Ifo Business Climate Index is calculated with an example to illustrate how the balance values are calculated. read on Calculating the Ifo Business Climate
The Ifo Business Climate is a much considered indicator for the economic evolution in Germany. It is again and again the subject of scientific analyses in which the different qualities of the business climate are examined. read on Publications on the forecasting quality of the Ifo Business Climate Index