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EU ‘on brink of recession’ – reactions to ECB rate hike

Eurozone interest rates could remain at restrictive levels for “quite some time” – by Lauren Hardy The European Central Bank’s decision to hike rates for the 10th consecutive time today (14 September) could tip the EU “further into recessionary territory”, according to some investment professionals, who warn the bloc’s financial squeeze could intensify in Q4 2023 […]

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ECB restates the case for a capital market union

Europe needs a better and more complete capital market set-up, according to the European Central Bank (ECB). In its analysis ‘Europe needs to think bigger to build its capital markets union’, the bank says the key is the creation of an “integrated European capital market”. Fabio Panetta, a member of the ECB’s executive board, argues […]

Recession warning follows latest ECB rate hike

The ECB’s decision to raise its base rate to 3.25% has led to one financial giant warning it was “sufficient” to cause a recession. According to Anna Stupnytska, global macro economist at Fidelity International, the European economy is set to follow a similar path to that of the US after the Federal Reserve raised rates […]

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