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18SEP 2019

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.

2019

SEPTEMBER

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.

25JUL 2019

Markets

European equities: which style has been in vogue this year?

European shares made a strong advance in the first half of 2019, but the gains were not evenly spread across the market.

03JUL 2019

Economics

Is Christine Lagarde a welcome ECB appointment for investors?

Christine Lagarde will succeed Mario Draghi as president of the European Central Bank, it has been revealed. We discuss what this might mean for markets and the economy.

02JUL 2019

Markets

Why I’m backing a consumer comeback in Europe

The outlook for Europe may be less gloomy than many investors think.