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Monthly archive:June 30, 2017

Quo vadis banking union? Italian banking crisis
Quo vadis banking union? Italian banking crisis

Quo vadis banking union? Italian banking crisis

While banks are required to hold sufficient amounts of senior capital to be used for restructuring in the event of a bail-in where equity and junior debt do not suffice, there are still too many loopholes for political decisions on a national and European level that thwart the idea of the no-bail-out scenario for taxpayers.

Increase in inflation has come to an end for now
Increase in inflation has come to an end for now
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Increase in inflation has come to an end for now

Two developments are prominently noticeable on the markets at the moment: on the one hand, the indicators of real economic growth suggest a stable real economic growth rate of about 3%. On the other hand, we have seen global consumer price inflation decline since the beginning of the year. The reflation phase, i.e. the general increase in inflation in the second half of 2016, seems to be over (for now).