Ifo is an economic research institute based in Munich, Germany. Among other things, it releases a monthly business climate index for Germany gauging the mood among executives in Europe's powerhouse.
Ifo's research output is closely watched by economists around the globe. This page brings together DW's recent content on the institute's findings.
Germany’s business confidence sentiment has worsened more than expected by analysts. The country’s most important index for business climate Ifo has fallen for the fourth straight month. Uncertainty surrounding Brexit is said to be affecting German businesses.