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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 . 9h ago

RT @ChadBown: The way to get the US trade deficit down is to encourage more savings — by the government and consumers. But since Trump to…

Philippe Waechter . 10h ago

RT @Cha_cha_mimi: Pendant que Mr Melenchon se préparait au pouvoir, moi aussi je me préparais à défiler pour Victoria secret, mais bon j'ai…

Philippe Waechter . 10h ago

RT @quatremer: Le Royaume-Uni, qui a tout fait pour saboter Galileo au motif que le GPS US existait et qui s’est battu pour empêcher qu’un…

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