Tag Archive: eurozone

Writing for City AM, Natixis’ Chief Economist, Patrick Artus, explains why Frexit could cause the European Union to unravel

Ahead of the French presidential election in April, there is growing speculation around whether Marine Le Pen’s Front National could lead the country in the UK’s footsteps towards an exit from the European Union. Writing for City A.M., Patrick Artus, Natixis’ Chief Economist, gives his views on why a French exit, or “Frexit” would be …

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Deutsche Bank publishes new guide to EU Payment Services Directive 2

Banks and payment providers will need to adapt their systems and processes to comply with the requirements of the new EU Directive on Payment Services (PSD2), according to a new guide published by Deutsche Bank, in collaboration with PPI AG, that explains the directive’s most important provisions, as well as its impact on the operations …

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Deutsche Bank’s Andrew Reid in The Paypers: B2B payment innovation is possible only through collaboration

Andrew Reid explains in The Paypers that collaboration is needed for banks to achieve the same level of transformation and convenience in the B2B space that they have already delivered in the retail banking space. In an interview previously published in the B2B Fintech: Payments, Supply Chain Finance & E-invoicing Guide 2016, Reid says that …

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Natixis’ Patrick Artus discusses whether European institutions can rescue the Italian economy in FTSE Global Markets  

  Following the Italian electorate’s resounding rejection of a constitutional reform package in December 2016’s referendum, further uncertainty beckons for the country’s fragile economy. This begs the question: can Italy’s sluggish growth be lifted by European financial institutions, including the European Central Bank? In an article for FTSE Global Markets, Natixis’ chief economist, Patrick Artus discusses …

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Natixis’ Patrick Artus argues that a Frexit would cause the European Union’s collapse in Bloomberg Briefs

Following increasing political risk in 2016, characterised by both rising populist and anti-globalisation movements and, above all, the UK’s Brexit referendum, European speculators’ attention is now shifting towards the French presidential elections in 2017. Writing for Bloomberg Briefs, Patrick Artus, chief economist, Natixis, argues that if the French public endorses a vote for Marine Le Pen’s Front …

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Bobsguide and GTNews’ annual Treasury Management Systems Guide features interview with Deutsche Bank’s Lisa Rossi

The 2016/2017 Treasury Management Systems Guide, a joint production by Bobsguide and GTNews, has been published. This year’s guide features a full interview with Lisa Rossi, Global Head of Liquidity and Investment Products for Global Transaction Banking, Deutsche Bank, discussing corporate strategies for managing liquidity in the new regulatory environment. Rossi explains that “There has been a change in how …

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Natixis’ Patrick Artus analyses Brexit’s domestic and global effects for Institutional Investor

Immediately after British voters endorsed an exit from the EU on 23rd June, investors cleared $2.1 trillion from the S&P Global Broad Market Index (BMI) in just 24 hours. Now that the dust has mostly settled for post-Brexit volatility, Patrick Artus, chief economist for Natixis, has analysed the hysterical market reaction for Institutional Investor’s Unconventional Wisdom …

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Natixis’ Patrick Artus writes for FTSE Global Markets on the UK’s post-Brexit economic potential

 Patrick Artus, chief economist, Natixis, has given his verdict on the UK economy’s outlook following the historic vote to leave the EU. Writing for FTSE Global Markets, Artus notes that market uncertainty around the UK’s future trade relationships will fuel a major downgrading of the economy and the decline of foreign direct investment (FDI) – …

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Patrick Artus argues the UK’s Brexit loss may be the eurozone’s gain in Bloomberg Briefs

The UK finds itself at the epicentre of a unique economic and political experiment following its decision to withdraw from the EU. Yet, Patrick Artus, Natixis’ chief economist, believes the reaction to Brexit has been wildly over-exaggerated. Writing for Bloomberg’s daily newsletter, Artus argues that the UK’s losses following a Brexit – notably forecasted falling …

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Patrick Artus writes for FTSE Global Markets on the ECB’s efforts to reactivate the sluggish eurozone economy

Since 2014, the eurozone has received two opportunities for economic growth: the quantitative easing (QE) programme and plummeting oil prices. But, has the European Central Bank (ECB) capitalised upon these gifts to advance the eurozone economy? Patrick Artus, Natixis’ chief economist, believes the ECB’s success has been partial. Writing for FTSE Markets, Artus explains that …

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