Germany, traditionally a top-5 consumer of greenhouse gas-producing coal in the EU, has taken an important step in the process […]
In the past, the idea of fiscal expansion in Germany was considered a forlorn hope. Today, a growing sense that […]
The summer of 2019 has seen bond yields in developed economies fall to historically low levels. Interest rates on debt […]
The first full week in August has seen a major rally in global fixed income markets pushing yields in developed […]
Germany’s energy policy is in the news again as the long-awaited recommendations of the Coal Commission have just been published . […]
Early in the summer major tensions flared up within the German coalition government in a period also marked by German-Franco […]
The summer is a good time to review the recent quarterly data for economic growth published in the leading developed economies. […]
“Grey my friend, is every theory, and green alone life’s golden tree” – Quote from Mephistopheles in the play Faust […]
US, European and emerging market equity markets have had a strong run recently suggesting that markets continue to anticipate stronger […]
Even though foreign sales represent a smaller share of total corporate revenue for the MSCI Japan index than they do […]
The ECB proposed several measures to support the eurozone economy and bring inflation closer to its target at the 3 December meeting.
Markets have continued their grind upwards over the week commencing 19 October, marking a good period for risky assets as the ECB will have wanted.
CPI prints for Germany, the UK and the US have all told a similar story: headline inflation is neutral to falling, while core inflation is rising modestly.
Interest rates in Europe fell dramatically until the middle of April 2015 driven, in part, by the European Central Bank’s […]
Developing policies to address questions that arise in the face of population ageing is a huge challenge for governments because there is no precedent.
Source: BNP Paribas Asset Management, Bloomberg as of 10/02/2015 3 February 2015 will go down in history for bond buffs […]