Library » May 2017 Perspective

May 05, 2017 | Market Commentary

Domestic and international political uncertainties led to a significant risk-off move during April, driving a further reversal of the reflation trade and a mild flight to safe haven assets.

Vantage » Country in Focus: Germany

July 13, 2015 | International Markets

Germany is a large, economically diverse, and technologically advanced export powerhouse. Its hypercompetitive economy has benefited immensely in recent years from past reforms to its labor market regulation and welfare system. The country has developed a well-educated and skilled labor force, …

Markets & Economy » Germany: A Step in the Wrong Direction?

May 13, 2014 | International Markets

For a number of years, the German economy has enjoyed a strong competitive position relative to its Eurozone peers. Factors such as a stable political environment, high levels of innovation and research and development (R&D) spending, a well-educated and skilled labor force, attractive unit labor …

Markets & Economy » Germany: What’s Next for the Merkel Regime

January 10, 2014 | International Markets

Germany, the largest member state of the European Union, is known for its first-rate engineering capabilities and is one of the world’s largest exporters of goods and services. Since the establishment of the European economic and monetary union, the German economy has become hypercompetitive …