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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 . 8h ago

Martin Rowson on Greece exiting austerity – cartoon https://t.co/wHuuF8jLAH

Philippe Waechter . 11h ago

RT @tictoc: In photos: A 92-year-old South Korean woman wept and stroked the wrinkled cheeks of her 71-year-old North Korean son in their f…

Philippe Waechter . 12h ago

RT @simongerman600: #Map shows the word for "thank you" in European languages. Source: https://t.co/c1zEg2NA6E https://t.co/FstwtTTw8M

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