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ECB jumps on the bandwagon to start hiking rates
Fixed Income

ECB jumps on the bandwagon to start hiking rates

The European Central Bank held its June meeting this past week, and while it didn’t raise interest rates this time, it signaled rate hikes would begin in July. David Zahn, our Head of European Fixed Income, offers his take on the meeting, noting the central bank has turned more hawkish than many expected.

2015 Investment Outlook: Europe—The Saga Continues
Fixed Income

2015 Investment Outlook: Europe—The Saga Continues

Like television fans deciphering a season-finale cliffhanger, investors have been left with unanswered questions about the eurozone as 2014 draws ...

The Eurozone Plots Its Long Road to Recovery
Fixed Income

The Eurozone Plots Its Long Road to Recovery

Growth in much of Europe is slow—some observers even say the economy is moving sideways. Lately, the eurozone seems to have more in common with ...

ECB Measures Highlight Draghi’s Determination
Fixed Income

ECB Measures Highlight Draghi’s Determination

The reduction in eurozone interest rates announced on September 4 by European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi came as a bit of a ...