European Reflation: Boon or Bane?

Posted on 16. Jan, 2017 by Jean Jacques Ohana in Weekly Focus

January 16, 2017, by Dr. Christian Witt (YCAP Asset Management)

In economic terms, the New Year has started with a bang in Europe: some inflation is back! What is more, inflation has vastly beaten expectations in most major Euro Area economies (see Table 1). True, some of the increase is due to a base effect as [...]