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Trump Towers over €Area political risks: periphery yields and € pressurised

This piece considers the macro-financial implications of the Euro Area’s political risks, in greater market focus following Donald Trump’s election win (which I argued… 2,989 more words


Er komt een tweede brexit referendum, tenzij...

Boris Johnson te snel op het zadel wordt gehesen als nieuwe premier, om als belangrijkste vertegenwoordiger van het Leave-kamp, de exit-gesprekken met de EU te gaan leiden. 514 more words


'Remain' can't advance a single quantifiable, economic reason for staying in the EU: Really?

Today on father’s day the best gift of all was seeing all my children posting powerful pro Remain stories on Facebook. I am glad we brought them up to be be warmhearted Europeans rather than little Englanders.   1,221 more words


ECB preview: Awaiting the credit easing bazooka but several dark clouds persist

This post dissects the Euro Area macro-financial and policy situation in advance of the 2 June ECB meeting. The main points are:

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Trading the ECB: limited EUR weakness and bund rally likely but risks

My accompanying post details how the return of EA deflation, EA inflation expectations are in the process of de-achoring plus deteriorating EA and foreign activity mean that the 10 March ECB meeting is shaping up to be make or break for EA prospects and ECB credibility. 1,887 more words


G20 meeting: expectations of updated Plaza accord to be disappointed

Market hopes for a Plaza-type agreement at the 26-27 February G20 meeting in Shanghai 26-27 February, to help ameliorate the substantial issues facing the global economy and calm market volatility, have been growing. 3,173 more words


FT Pub Quiz - What has the EU ever done for us?

Remember the line in Monty Python movie ‘Life of Brian’, ‘What have the Romans ever done for us?’ This can be applied to the question of a British exit from the EU – ‘What has the EU ever done for us?’ Below is an informative video clip from the FT with a bit of humour. 92 more words