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Philippe Waechter

Chief economist

Greece: the final chapter?

19.06.2015 - Philippe Waechter

Markets analysis by Philippe Waechter, chief economist

"The deadline of 30 June is fast approaching and an agreement needs to be reached in order to release the last tranche of €7.2 billion of the second bailout programme for Greece. The deadline was initially set for 28 February but was postponed by four months after the general elections of 25 January. Greek citizens voted for the opposition party government in order to stabilise the situation in their country."

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Philippe Waechter is Head of the economic research department of Natixis Asset Management.

Philippe joined Bred Banque Populaire in April 1988 as an economist. In 1994 he became Director of the economic research department. When Banque Populaire Asset Management was created in June 1998 (which then became Natexis Asset Management in May 2003) Philippe held the same position.

Philippe is graduated from the University of Paris I and worked as a Professor at the University of Evry from 2002 to 2003. He regularly works for the print and audiovisual media.

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