Joomla TemplatesBest Web HostingBest Joomla Hosting
Sep 13, 5:48 AM EDT

ZEW survey on German economy falls short of market estimates

Latest Business News
Moody's downgrades Turkey's credit rating to 'junk' status

Figures on government spending and debt

Municipal-bond week in review: Yields dip after Fed meeting

Yahoo and Facebook slip; Endo and AAR gain ground

Markets Right Now: US stocks end lower

A district summary of the Beige Book
Measuring economic stress by county nationwide
Mall malaise: shoppers browse, but don't buy
Unemployment by the numbers
Family struggles with father's unemployment
Saying an affordable goodbye
Hard times hit small car dealer
Latest Economic News
Eurozone growth at 20-month low as Germany slows

Turkish central bank cuts rate to boost slowing economy

UK central bank warns of financial risks in wake of Brexit

Egypt eases fungus ban on wheat imports after seller outrage

Bank of Japan sets higher inflation goal to revive economy

Suriname slides into economic abyss, in shadow of Venezuela

WHY IT MATTERS: Wall Street regulation

Egypt says it's in talks with China over $4B loan

Measuring Occupy Wall Street's impact, 5 years later

The Latest: About a dozen gather in Zuccotti Park

Greece's Debt Threatens to Spread
State budget
gaps map
Auto industry problems trickle down, punish Tennessee county
Women give old Derby hats a makeover in tough economy
S.C. town deals with highest unemployment in South
How mortgages were bundled and sold as securities
Tracking the $700 billion financial bailout
Tracking the year's job losses
State-by-state foreclosures since 2007
Credit crisis explained
Presidents and their economic legacies
Lexicon of the financial crisis
Americans' addiction to debt
Berlin Wall: 20 Years Later

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) -- A closely watched survey of investment analysts suggests that the outlook for the German economy has not changed in September, a development that fell short of market forecasts.

ZEW's main index for the outlook for the coming six months came in at 0.5 points, short of the 2.5 points expected by market observers and the long-term average of 24.1.

The flat reading follows disappointing data on German exports and industrial production.

ZEW head Achim Wambach said Tuesday that conflicting trends made forecasting difficult but that the data still suggest that the German economy "will remain favorable" over the coming six months.

In spite of recent disappointing signals, Germany's economy is growing and enjoying low unemployment, as support for its recovery broadens from exports to demand from consumers at home.

© 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Learn more about our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.