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German economy 'to grow strongly in Q3 despite Brexit risks'


© AFP/File | German gross domestic product (GDP) expanded by 0.7 percent in the first three months of this year, but is expected to have slowed in the second quarter… 201 more words

EU should give UK a quick and fair exit deal: Bundesbank

The European Union should give Britain a quick and fair exit deal to minimize the economic cost and not hinder the process for the sake of setting a political example, Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann said on Friday. 13 more words


Where does Europe go from here?

In the face of Brexit, a flurry of unpaid Greek debt, more Eurozone inflation woes and weak sector growth, the epitome of a failed European project may very well be on the mind of German Chancellor, Angela Merkel. 345 more words


First they came for the 500 Euro note

Back on the 2nd of February I discussed a disturbing development in the world of monetary policy and central bank action.

The use of high-denomination notes, in particular the €500 note, is a problem reported by law enforcement authorities,” according to a draft of the plans seen by the Financial Times.

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German economy expected to slow down in second quarter


© AFP/File | International demand for German goods had long kept the country largely insulated from external shocks including the slowdown in Chinese growth and other emerging markets as well as geopolitical tensions… 284 more words

Notes From Underground: The RBNZ Didn't LET IT BE. Will Mario Draghi Lean on the Taxman?

Two central banks announced interest rate decisions today: the Bank of Canada (BOC) and the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ). The BOC left rates at 0.50% while the… 819 more words