Category Archives: Germany

French Oat-German Bund 10-year Spread

The spread on the French 10-year and German 10-year widened almost 10 bps this week and is now approaching 2014 highs.  François Fillon prospects in the betting markets dropped like a stone in the past week over the scandal his … Continue reading

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French Oat-German Bund 10-year Spread

Stabilizing at around 50 bps. Who will be elected president of France in 2017? https://t.co/NZvm7HNJXe via @PredictIt_ — Gregor Samsa (@macromon) January 22, 2017

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A new hope – FT

John Authers reports on a respite for world markets, as data from the eurozone and the US raise hopes after a bad week. Filmed by Donell Newkirk. Edited by Paolo Pascual. For more video content from the Financial Times, visit … Continue reading

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Martin Wolf on Germany and Europe – FT

The latter half of the last century saw Germany emerge from the ashes as Europe’s central power. Martin Wolf, chief economics commentator, tells Lionel Barber, editor, why he thinks the country needs to be more proactive in its leadership role. … Continue reading

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IMF casts gloomy cloud – FT

The outlook for the global economy has darkened, according to the International Monetary Fund. Ralph Atkins, capital markets editor, and Ferdinando Giugliano, global economy news editor, discuss why IMF forecasts are now so negative. For more video content from the … Continue reading

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Germany recession fears – FT

Germany’s industrial output suffered its biggest monthly drop in five years, stoking fears it could fall into recession. Stefan Wagstyl, chief Germany correspondent, reports on whether concerns about Europe’s biggest economy are warranted. For more video content from the Financial … Continue reading

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Weekend Lecture: Can the Eurozone Survive? – LSE

After four successive crisis years, an economic recovery in Europe is within sight. The euro’s survival – which was in question as recently as a year ago – appears assured. But the crisis remains chronic, if not fatal. Without further … Continue reading

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The 3 key German election issues – Reuters

Big election in Germany this weekend.  Here’s Reuters who does a good job summarizing   how things may workout for Frau Merkel. Sept. 20 – German voters go to the polls on Sunday. Breakingviews tells us what the three main issues … Continue reading

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Merkel’s Bavarian boost ahead of German election

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Angela Merkel: The mother and the monster – Economist

Demonised across Europe for her determined enforcement of austerity, Germany’s chancellor remains overwhelmingly popular at home and looks likely to win the upcoming election. – Economist (click here if video is not observable)

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