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Natixis’ Southern Europe Economist Jesus Castillo tells Cinco Días newspaper that Spanish market tension will subside

Following the controversial Catalan Referendum earlier this month, Spanish oldest national financial newspaper Cinco Días asks Natixis’ Jesus Castillo his thoughts on how the Spanish market will react going forward. Castillo explains that despite the referendum, the nation’s rating has remained unchanged at BBB+, and that the negative reaction the Spanish stock market has seen …

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Commerzbank launches the second 2017 issue of FI.News

The latest edition of Commerzbank’s newsletter for its financial institutions clients, released in time for Sibos, looks ahead to the future of finance and trade. Explore the Commerzbank 4.0 programme as it builds a future-proof bank. Discover the fruits of collaboration with fintechs. See how Commerzbank is bringing custody and collateral services into the modern …

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Commerzbank’s Christian Toben tests the economic waters in African Business magazine

In a feature for African Business magazine, the regional head of Africa at Commerzbank, Christian Toben, offers his perspective on the challenges facing Sub-Saharan African economies. After a “decade of considerable economic progress” countries across the region have been hit hard by weak commodity prices. Revenues from a host of key resources – from oil, coal and gas to …

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In today’s City AM, Patrick Artus argues why Greece could pull Europe back into recession

In this morning’s newspaper, Patrick Artus writes for City AM on Europe’s week of unprecedented events. Bank closures, capital controls, the first IMF default by a developed country, the collapse of a multi-billion-euro bail-out, and, of course, a referendum that may end with a member exiting the single currency has meant that Mr Draghi’s 2012 …

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In Natixis’ latest FX-MM blog, Nordine Naam examines why ‘the market is in wait-and-see mode over Greece’

Despite Janet Yellen appearing cautious around disclosing any information regarding the timing of interest rate hikes given global risks – one being an eventual “Grexit”, while another a stronger dollar penalising US exports –  Nordine Naam remains confident in this week’s FX-MM blog that the Fed will raise the Funds rate in September. Providing a …

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