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Economic Comment

NVM-cijfers: tijdelijke stabilisatie (Dutch)

De NVM-cijfers wijzen op een tijdelijke stabilisatie van de woningmarkt in het tweede kwartaal. Deze positieve ontwikkeling kan echter in grote mate verklaard worden door eenmalige factoren en verandert derhalve ons beeld van de markt niet.

Economic Comment

Central banks to the rescue (Macro Comment)

Central banks from around the globe have recently become more active in supporting growth. These actions are very welcome and may offer some hope for battered Western economies.

Economic Comment

German deliberations on the ESM

On July 10, the German Constitutional Court holds the first hearing regarding appeals against the ESM, the fiscal compact and an amendment to Article 136 TFEU, which legally anchors a stability mechanism in the Treaty.

Economic Comment

United Kingdom: Opening the monetary spigots

The UK monetary authorities have come up with new credit easing and quantitative easing measures to jump-start the ailing economy. We continue to remain unconvinced that these measures will materially alter the economic outlook.