07 may 2017

Eurozone Quarterly Economic Update

This quarterly publication is the result of the collective efforts of economists from the Eurozone team of ING Group’s Economic Research department. It gathers the main ING macroeconomic forecasts for each major Eurozone country as well as a special Eurozone topic and a residential real estate markets page.

First signs of relaxation 

Political risks are slowly ebbing away, bringing economics and growth back to the forefront in the Eurozone. The Eurozone could become the positive growth surprise of the year as the cycle is benefiting from low interest rates, a weak euro and stronger domestic demand. This positive outlook should enable the ECB to gradually move towards tapering. Even though with ongoing geopolitical and also domestic political risks, signs of relaxation should not be mistaken for signs that everything is rosy.

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