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  1. Ifo Employment Barometer - Results of the Ifo Business Survey for June 2016

    Hiring by German Companies Continues Unabated

    Jun 27, 2016: German companies still plan to recruit new staff. The Ifo Employment Barometer edged downwards marginally to 108.0 points in June, versus 108.3 points in May. The employment dynamic nevertheless remains expansively oriented. Details

  2. Ifo Business Climate Germany - Results of the June 2016 Ifo Business Survey

    Ifo Business Climate Index Rises

    Jun 24, 2016: Sentiment in the German economy improved significantly ahead of the Brexit referendum. The Ifo Business Climate Index rose to 108.7 points in June from 107.8 points in May (seasonally adjusted). Satisfaction levels with the current business situation were only slightly higher, but the short-term business outlook improved significantly. The German economy remains buoyant. Details

  3. Ifo President Clemens Fuest Regrets Brexit

    Jun 24, 2016: Ifo President Clemens Fuest regrets the Brexit. "The decision by British voters in favour of a Brexit marks the defeat of common sense", said Fuest on Friday. Details

  4. Over a Third of German Manufacturers Fear Business Losses from Brexit

    Jun 22, 2016: Over a third of German manufacturers fear that a Brexit will negatively impact their business. The exact figure is 38 percent, according to data released by the Ifo Institute on Wednesday. Details

  5. Ifo President Fuest Criticises Constitutional Court

    Jun 21, 2016: Ifo President Clemens Fuest has criticised the OMT ruling by Germany’s Constitutional Court. “This represents an about-turn by the judges compared to the order for reference of 2014. They have not dared to rein the European Central Bank‘s (ECB) government bond buying to any greater degree than the European Court of Justice (ECJ),” said Fuest on Tuesday. Details

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