Tag Archives: Eurozone

Dutch Dam Against Anti-Euro Tide

In the End, No Surprise After the annus horribilis in which several elections resulted in unexpected outcomes (admittedly, without the much feared negative impact on asset prices), we have now had a result that is in line with recent polls … Continue reading

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Fixed Income: How to Invest in a Higher Inflation World

This is the first of a series of blogs in which we will analyze the main inflation drivers that investors should consider in 2017 and beyond, as well as investment opportunities to deal with higher inflation across fixed income, equity and … Continue reading

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Did Someone Say Earnings Growth?

Q4 earnings season in Europe has given investors something to cheer about. 75% of companies have reported to date, and the Q4 Earnings Per Share (EPS) are up 12.1% Y/Y. This is the strongest number since Q4 2013, with 7 … Continue reading

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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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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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