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Eurozone: Noisy Politics, Steady Economics

Andrea Brasili is a Senior Economist in charge of providing analysis on macroeconomic issues. After Brexit and the US presidential election, a third ballot nightmare materialized in December when the Italian constitutional referendum ended in a wide defeat for Prime Minister Matteo … Continue reading

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European Fixed Income Outlook for 2017

Do you think we are at a turning point or regime shift for fixed income in 2017? Yes, we think so. We think that fiscal policy will play a much more important role going forward. We think that Central Banks … Continue reading

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Five Things to Know about the Italian Referendum

Pioneer Senior Economist, Andrea Brasili and Head of European Government Bonds, Cosimo Marasciulo contributed to this content. Click here to download a PDF. On Sunday, December 4, Italian voters will be asked to confirm, or not, a set of reforms … Continue reading

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3 Things the European Investment Grade Fixed Income Team Talked About Last Week

1. Spain – Politics to the Fore Again Spain has been without a government since national elections in December 2015. No party has managed to secure a majority in those elections, leading to the most fragmented parliament since 1977. A … Continue reading

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2 Things the European Investment Grade Fixed Income Team Talked About Last Week

Bank of Japan – Some Further Thoughts As we have had more time to digest the announcements from the Bank of Japan (BoJ) last Wednesday, there are a number of things that catch our attention. Firstly, my old university economics … Continue reading

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