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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 . 13h ago

RT @heathercampbell: 106 years ago today. https://t.co/aXST5LVQjb

Philippe Waechter . 13h ago

RT @jdportes: Largest ever fall in EU nationals working in UK; down 86K on last year. https://t.co/PMLe4U1Atq

Philippe Waechter . 13h ago

RT @oscemun: If we want to avoid financial crises we need to follow closely the dynamics of the big banks’ balance sheets as opposed to usu…

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