Sentiment Index Survey

08 May 2024


The survey was conducted by CFA Society Italy, in collaboration with Il Sole 24 Ore Radiocor, among its members from April 19 to April 30, 2024. 75% of the participants believe that the current economic situation of our country is stable, 8.3% view the Italian economy in a positive condition, while 16.7% still perceive a negative dynamic.


In terms of expectations for the next six months, 12.5% of respondents expect an improvement in macroeconomic conditions (+1.4 points compared to last month), 62.5% estimate stable conditions (essentially unchanged from the last survey), and 25% foresee a worsening (-0.9 points compared to last month). Therefore, the composite indicator stabilizes: the difference between those who are optimistic about the prospects of the Italian economy and those who are pessimistic is -12.5, the value representing the "CFA Society Italy – Radiocor Sentiment Index" for May 2024 (+2.3 points compared to early April).


Expectations for the next six months remain neutral for the Eurozone, while for the USA, despite a slightly negative value, expectations improve, recovering from the negative trend of the past two months.


For further information, please read the press release and full report (Italian only).