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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 . 16h ago

RT @adam_tooze: Despite the drama in the Bavarian election the share of the “left" parties remains essentially unchanged. https://t.co/tAl4

Philippe Waechter . 2d ago

@anablzk Oui dis moi

Philippe Waechter . 2d ago

@anablzk Lucky you. Mais une terrasse dans le quartier latin c’est pas mal aussi ;-)

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