Matt Cairns, strategist at AXA Investment Managers, comments on the new EU rules on bank failure.
Patrick Artus, global chief economist at Natixis, says Italy could become an unlikely winner from any Spanish request for financial assistance, which could lower interest rate costs for other eurozone members.
Tristan Hanson, head of asset allocation at Ashburton, says more certainty about European and US growth prospects is required before equity indices break out of their trading ranges of the past year and a half.
In recent analysis of DBIX index movement, Detsche Bank analyst Heiko Peters suggests that the world economy is weakening.
Jean-Louis Nakamura, CIO Asset Allocation group at Lombard Odier Investment Managers, says that trying to balance risk this summer looks incredibly complex.
The EC has tried to answer questions about the stability mechanism and the viability of so-called Eurobonds as part of any subsequent solution to Europe’s financial crisis.
The reform of the Italian economy is critical to the survival of the euro. But success also depends on external factors out of the Italians’ control.