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Ifo Business Climate Index with Ifo Business Survey in the German Services Sector

Internet publication date of the Ifo Business Climate Index: 24 November 2016 10:30 AM CET

Results of the Ifo Business Survey are available as of 10:00 a.m. CET via the news agencies and as of 10:30 a.m. CET here.

Latest available results of the Ifo Business Climate Index and the Ifo Business Survey in the German Services Sector:

  1. Results of the October 2016 Ifo Business Survey

    Ifo Business Climate Continues to Improve

    Oct 25, 2016: Sentiment in the German economy continued to improve this month. The Ifo Business Climate Index rose from 109.5 points in September to 110.5 points in October. Companies were more satisfied with their current business situation. They also expressed far greater optimism about the months ahead. The upturn in the German economy is gathering impetus. Details

  1. Results of the October 2016 Ifo Business Survey

    German Service Sector: Ifo Business Climate Indicator for the Service Sector Edges Downwards

    Oct 25, 2016: In the service sector sentiment remained good and almost unchanged from last month. The business climate indicator edged downwards from 32.3 balance points in September to 32.1 balance points in October. Service providers’ assessments of the current business situation were slightly less favourable, but their short-term business expectations improved somewhat. Their willingness to recruit more staff remains high. Details


Dr. Klaus Wohlrabe

Ifo Institute
Ifo Center for Business Cycle Analysis and Surveys
Phone: +49(0)89/9224-1229
Fax: +49(0)89/9224-1463
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