Tag: Germany

International Post-Recession Recovery

Chart of the Week: Week 18, 2014: International Post-Recession Recovery

A preliminary estimate of Q1 GDP released by the Office for National Statistics yesterday suggested quarter on quarter growth of around 0.8%.

/ April 30, 2014
European Bond Yields

Chart of the Week: Week 2, 2014: European Bond Yields

A lot has been happening in the European bond yield markets this week, as a recent (successful) sale of bonds by the Irish government gave a boost to borrowing rates across Europe, and the gap between UK and German bond...

/ January 8, 2014
Damon de Laszlo

February 2013

The pessimists are emphasising a lack of overall pick up in GDP. This makes for good press headlines and discussion for the pontificating pundits. The GDP is inevitably being depressed as the Government ...

/ February 14, 2013
Damon de Laszlo

December 2012

The atmosphere of economic gloom that surrounds western economists and journalists is beginning to feel like a comfort blanket. Those who have to take decisions today about future investment, particularly investments that may take a year or more to mature,...

/ December 7, 2012