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This Week's News and Analysis on the International Economy

  • 03.09.2012

BNP Paribas' Economic Research team brings you weekly updates on the evolution of the international economy.


EcoTV WEEK: Summer good and bad news
Economic prospects do not promise much, but financial markets expect a lot...









EcoWEEK

Overview : Hot and cold
Economic prospects do not promise much, but financial markets expect a lot …

The week in the US : A central week
An heavy agenda

The week in the Euro zone : When confidence is depressed, so is growth
Bad weather

Focus1 : Netherlands : months of uncertainty ahead after general election
On 12 September, the Dutch will hold a general election. Based on the latest opinion polls, the formation of a new government is likely to be very difficult. It could take more than four months to put a new coalition in place.

Focus2 : No Indian summer for emerging countries
Economic growth continues to slow. Short-term economic indicators released during this summer could indicate that the slowdown has spread to countries which have been fairly resilient so far.

Editorial : Waiting for the central banks
ECB to cut the refi rate, Fed to launch QE3


EcoWeek August 31


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