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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 . 18m ago

RT @D_A_Irwin: Steel protection goes way back . . . with @jey51 https://t.co/Ak7FdNJ18b

Philippe Waechter . 38m ago

RT @SMerler: Europe features in the opening lines of the draft #M5S government agreement, as it does in the German coalition agreement. The…

Philippe Waechter . 39m ago

RT @ChadBown: Policy incompatibilities: US has a trade deficit with the world, and Trump would like it smaller. This is a task made more…

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