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Data Points To Higher Growth The growth outlook for the eurozone remains solid following the latest data release which saw the first estimate of Q3 growth coming in above expectations at 0.6% while Q2 growth was revised higher from 0.6% to 0.7%. Given the continued strength shown in business surveys, Q4 GDP is expected to show growth also. A fu...

2018-01-25 James Harte Read more
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Following the Catalonian independence referendum earlier in the month which saw 90% of voters voting in favour of independence, the leader of the Catalan government Charles Puigdemont has said that he is ready to declare unilateral independence if Spain does not agree to formal talks on the matter. Puigdemont announced, just ahead of a deadline ...

2017-12-12 James Harte Read more
Day of referendum in Catalonia. People protesting in the streets while national police is patrolling. 1st of october 2017, Barcelona

Euro Drops on Independence Vote EURUSD traded lower over the European morning on Monday in response to the outcome of the Catalan independence referendum held on Sunday. Initial reports show that just over 2.2 million people voted (out of a registered 5.3 million voters) with nearly 90% voting in favour of secession from Spain. Scenes of Vio...

2017-10-22 James Harte Read more

Political Risks Remain Elevated The last 12 months have been a constant source of political event-risk with Brexit, the US elections, and European elections all causing elevated volatility at times. Heading into the final third of 2017 this trend shows no signs of slowing down as the market prepares for German and Italian elections. However, th...

2017-08-22 James Harte Read more

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2018-04-13 Kira Vessiari Read more