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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

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.

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.