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Economics

31OCT 2019

Eurozone economy defies pessimists

Latest GDP data shows that France has helped the eurozone economy outperform the more pessimistic consensus forecasts. Whether Germany is in recession remains to be seen.

2019

SEPTEMBER

18SEP 2019

Markets

Fixing the PRIIP Key Information Document

PRIIPs are supposed to be transparent and easy to understand, but owing to poorly designed regulation this is not the case. Here we look at some of the ways the regulation could be improved.

18SEP 2019

Markets

The future of client communications

Digital delivery that engages consumers is the way forward and regulation needs to take a more innovative approach.

13SEP 2019

Markets

Why Europe is fertile hunting ground for income-seeking investors

In a world of low bond yields, many investors struggle to extract a decent income from their portfolios, but European shares could be a potentially attractive option.

12SEP 2019

Economics

Draghi's goodbye gift: QE until 2026?

At Mario Draghi’s final policy meeting, the gloomy European Central Bank lowered interest rates and restarted QE without limits.

JULY

31JUL 2019

Economics

Slowing eurozone needs fiscal boost

A sluggish outlook and low inflation suggest the European Central Bank is inching towards further stimulus, which we don’t think will be enough.

31JUL 2019

Economic and Strategy Viewpoint

Economic and Strategy Viewpoint - August 2019

This month our economists look at why fiscal policy is back in vogue, what's behind weak US inflation and why weak sterling isn't helping the UK.

25JUL 2019

Economics

Draghi readies bazooka, but will it fire blanks?

The European Central Bank has inched towards additional stimulus, but its boost is likely to be marginal at best.