NEWS Focus

There are four important leadership elections across the EU: France, Germany, Italy, and the snap election just announced in the UK.

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NEWS Focus

As we approach the first round of the French Presidential election, markets are getting nervous again as the polls show increasingly a four horse race with Le Pen expected to win the first round.

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NEWS Focus

Donald Trump thought that it was an easy task to replace Obamacare by Trumpcare. It was a mistake and Obamacare will remain the framework for millions of americans.

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NEWS Focus

The current dynamics of monetary policies is fascinating. The US central bank, the Federal Reserve or Fed, has just announced implementation at the end of the year of a policy that breaks markedly with its strategy since December 2008. The Fed finally seems to be coming out of the financial crisis that kicked off in 2007/2008. Meanwhile, the European Central Bank (ECB) is sticking to its very accommodative policy on a long-term basis. The Eurozone is unable to let go of the monetary crutches it adopted after the 2008 and 2012 crises.

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