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Philippe Waechter

Chief economist

Sustained growth in the Eurozone since the beginning of the year

17.08.2017 - Philippe Waechter

Growth has been robust since the beginning of 2017. In the second quarter, the economic activity was up by 2.5% after 2% during the first quarter and 2.4% in the last three months of 2016 (annual rates).

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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Philippe Waechter . 13h ago

RT @TheStalwart: Every time I see a version of this chart (this time from Deutsche Bank's Torsten Slok) I'm blown away by what seems (in re…

Philippe Waechter . 15h ago

RT @ojblanchard1: Too slow progress on euro inflation should be seen as great news, not bad news: It tells us that unemployment can declin…

Philippe Waechter . 20h ago

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