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Philippe Waechter

Chief economist

Sustained growth in the Eurozone since the beginning of the year

17.08.2017 - Philippe Waechter

Growth has been robust since the beginning of 2017. In the second quarter, the economic activity was up by 2.5% after 2% during the first quarter and 2.4% in the last three months of 2016 (annual rates).

Philippe Waechter is Head of the economic research department of Ostrum Asset Management.

Philippe joined Bred Banque Populaire in April 1988 as an economist. In 1994 he became Director of the economic research department. When Banque Populaire Asset Management was created in June 1998 (which then became Natexis Asset Management in May 2003) Philippe held the same position.

Philippe is graduated from the University of Paris I and worked as a Professor at the University of Evry from 2002 to 2003. He regularly works for the print and audiovisual media.

On Twitter

Philippe Waechter . 25m ago

Comment la crise alimente et amplifie le populisme par @helene_rey https://t.co/BTluHC915H via @LesEchos

Philippe Waechter . 1h ago

RT @ecb: Draghi: The net purchases under the asset purchase programme (APP) will end in December 2018. At the same time, we are enhancing o…

Philippe Waechter . 2h ago

RT @GuntramWolff: Important #ECB decision. Reinvestment will continue past the point of rate increases. So the ECB's balance sheet will not…

On 3 April 2018, Natixis Asset Management became Ostrum Asset Management.