"GROWTH ASSESSMENT– “strong” is the word:the outlook for the economy is positive and widely supported by data and anecdotal evidence,thanks to expansionary fiscal policies, broadly easy financial conditions and strong household and business confidence. An upsurge in exports, possibly in anticipation of forthcoming trade actions, may have exceptionally boosted growth in Q2."
CFA, Senior Economist
The minutes from the latest ECB meeting suggest that the ECB is likely to proceed with a full set of measures in September, confirming not only the indications from President Draghi following the meeting but also the very latest statements by Olly Rehn, calling for the need for an “impactful and significant” package.
Sergio BERTONCINI, Annalisa USARDI
Bastien DRUT, Charles MELCHREIT, Annalisa USARDI