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Yield curve management
Yield curve management
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Yield curve management

In recent days, equities and other risky asset classes have come under pressure despite the fact that in the year to date the optimism about an economic recovery has been on the rise. Is that a case of “buy the rumour, sell the fact”? Had the good news already been priced into the market? Or is there another mechanism that could be driving the future development?

Germany remains Europe’s driving economic power
Germany remains Europe’s driving economic power
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Germany remains Europe’s driving economic power

Germany is not only the largest, but also one of the strongest economies in the Eurozone and the EU. This is reflected, among other things, in its stable economic growth. In 2017, Germany’s GDP increased by 2.2 per cent compared to the previous year, only slightly less than the total Eurozone growth of 2.4 per cent.

Quo Vadis Italia? – The 2018 general election in Italy and its importance to the economy
Quo Vadis Italia? – The 2018 general election in Italy and its importance to the economy
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Quo Vadis Italia? – The 2018 general election in Italy and its importance to the economy

The economic environment for Italy remains challenging. The fundamental problem is the low economic growth. Although the composition of the future government is still unclear, the party programs imply a persistent reform deadlock.