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German election: Merkel in a bind

We outline the market implications of German Chancellor Angela Merkel winning a fourth term in office.

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Global Weekly Commentary

A turnaround in eurozone politics

Sep 18 / Richard Turnill

We see a steadier political backdrop in the eurozone helping support growth and reform. Read more in our weekly commentary.

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MARKET OUTLOOK

From reflation to expansion

Jul 31, 2017 / By BlackRock

Our inaugural podcast delves into our midyear outlook with Richard Turnill and Jeff Rosenberg.

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Why rates are not moving
A combination of solid but uninspiring economic growth, moderating inflation and lower yields abroad continues to keep interest rates contained. The hoped for tax cuts from Washington are no closer to being delivered. The disappointment is apparent in the Citigroup Economic Surprise Index.
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