Belgium has seen quite a number of strikes in recent weeks, reinforcing the image of a ‘failed state’. But the latter of course stands in clear contrast with what the actual figures tell us and therefore makes no sense. That said, the figures suggest there is significant room for improvement.
More expansive fiscal policy is just what the doctor would order in the current economic environment. The big question remains whether politicians will also follow up on this advice. In this blog post, we take a look at what’s currently on the table in several important countries.
October once again lived up to its reputation as a dangerous month for equity markets. Our expert, Johan Gallopyn, examines the causes and indicates the impact on the bond, foreign exchange and commodities markets.
2017 looks set to be a more than decent year for the equity markets, although the markets stopped for breath in November. Our expert, Johan Gallopyn, outlines the main trends on the equity, bond and currency markets of the past month.
May was an eventful month. It was not only the Italian political crisis that affected the equity, bond and foreign exchange markets. Our expert, Johan Gallopyn, outlines the main events of the past month.