This week's main topics: Europe, Greece and the United States - facts, risks and perspectives
29.05.2012 | Group
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EcoTV WEEK - Bad signals from Europe
Jean-Luc Proutat, Head of OCDE
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Overview-Growth compact, from words to act
A few weeks from the Greek elections to be held on 17 June, risk aversion is at peak levels
Frédérique CERISIER , Caroline NEWHOUSE
The week in the US : Waiting for Friday
The week was marked by diverging signals from investment, with good news from the residential component and negative ones from the business equipment component.
The week in the Euro zone : Loosing confidence….
Business sentiment is deteriorating rapidly in the eurozone. According to flash PMI data released this week, the downturn in the eurozone is getting worse. Composite PMI for activity, which has been a reliable indicator of GDP trends so far, plunged to 45.9 in May, its lowest level since June 2009.
Clemente DE LUCIA , Catherine STEPHAN , Hélène BAUDCHON
Focus 1 : Is the situation hopeless?
The return of recession raises the cost of risk incurred by the banking system and forces the government to intervene more vigorously.
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