Europe




Eurozone growth remains on track

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Preliminary GDP data for the first quarter of 2017 shows no slowdown in activity despite a rise in inflation. The eurozone economy enjoyed a strong start to 2017, with GDP expanding by 0.5% quarteronquarter, matching the previous quarter and consensus estimates. Although this is just a preliminary reading with few… Read More »


A Springtime Boost For Europe

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Investors underlined April 23 and May 7 in their 2017 diaries several months ago. Although the first round of France’s presidential elections matched recent opinion polls, markets heaved a huge sigh of relief, a reaction that suggests investors should focus on Europe’s risk assets. THINGS NORMALLY GO IN THREESAfter two… Read More »