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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

RT @MxSba: 42 days until #Brexit 72 days until #EleccionesGenerales 100 days until #EUelections2019 258 days until #Draghi's farewell par…

Philippe Waechter . 9h ago

Donald and the Deflationists

Philippe Waechter . 9h ago

But whatever the situation we can always imagine a bear around the corner. @jasonfurman suggests that the current p…

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