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Country Report

Switzerland: quick economic rebound after massive appreciation 2015

The Swiss export sector was affected by a sharp appreciation of the Swiss Franc (CHF) following the Swiss central bank’s (SNB) decision to scrap the currency ceiling early 2015. However, economic growth held up and we expect a rebound of economic growth and exports this year.

Country Report

Ireland: The Celtic Tiger is back

Ireland posted very strong growth of 7.8% last year which supports deleveraging and house prices but asset quality of banks remains poor and could hurt banks and the government in the future. As possibly worst affected, Ireland is closely following the Brexit debate.

Economic Comment

Waar is de paniek op de financiële markten? (Dutch)

De rust lijkt wedergekeerd op de financiële markten maar onduidelijk is waarom. Met het komende Brexit-referendum, de Griekse schuldonderhandelingen en mogelijk vervolg van de vluchtelingencrisis kan de onrust op financiële markten zo weer terug zijn.