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Mexico | Positive signs in fiscal policy

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Mexico’s Ministry of Finance and Public Credit (SHCP) has recently issued indications that I view as positive and that have been well received by the markets. The most important of these concerns the recently announced preliminary criteria for economic policy.

Geographies:Mexico

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Spain: greater risks for economic activity

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The Spanish economy is currently solid, although there seems to be a growing feeling of vulnerability. The growth in GDP remained at around 0.6% per quarter at the start of the year, which in annualized terms means a growth rate of approximately 2.5%.

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Risk of economic anemia

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The risk that the main developed economies are moving towards a regime of reduced economic growth in the medium term has once again gained relevance in recent months. It has been driven by the increase in the probability of recession in the United States and the eurozone, and the relapse of inflation expectations and long-term interest rates in both regions.

Geographies:Global

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Sovereign debt in European banks

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European banks hold sovereign debt on their balance sheet for multiple reasons. Firstly, sovereigns are eligible in order to comply with liquidity requirements. In addition, they can be used as collateral in the private repurchase markets ("repo") and to obtain funds from the central bank.

Geographies:Europe

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The Spanish productivity puzzle

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The long-term prosperity of a society is dependent on its productivity—in other words, its capacity to increase the quantity of goods and services produced per unit of labor input. GDP per person of working age can be calculated by simply multiplying the activity rate by the employment rate for the active population and by productivity.

Geographies:Spain

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Colombia | Good news regarding inflation at the start of the year

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The inflation figures for February were good. Monthly inflation stood at 0.57% with annual inflation at 3.01%, the lowest since August 2014. Analysts and economists were expecting a higher monthly figure and this meant that the good news provided even greater optimism.

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Fed: double somersault with a twist

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the Fed's two major challenges in the short term are to avoid market pessimism turning into self-fulfilling expectations and to adjust its monetary policy strategy, with the aim of strengthening its credibility with regard to target inflation.

Geographies:USA

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Industrial policy in the digital age

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The French and German governments have published a manifesto advocating substantial industrial policy reform in the EU based on three pillars: to strengthen innovation, ensure reciprocity and review competition laws.

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Premature deindustrialisation?

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Spain is not different. Just as in other developed countries, the country’s economy has shown a trend towards deindustrialisation and tertiarisation. Should this worry us? The authorities seem to be concerned.

Geographies:Spain

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China: managing slowdown and risks

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On the opening day of the NPC, after predictably praising accomplishments in 2018 such as achieving the 6.5% growth target, Premier Li Keqiang hinted at concern and caution in the face of the high level of uncertainty.

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The quest for balance in the Spanish pension system

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The diagnosis of the system's current problems is well known. Since the start of the 2008 financial crisis, pension spending has increased by 4% on average annually, whilst earnings have stagnated—or even decreased—as a result of a 17% fall in employment.

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The Government’s digital transformation: yes, it’s big, but it will never be slow again

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GovTech is every technocrat’s dream. The extraordinary technological transformation we have seen in sectors such as financial services and retail trade has also reached the public sector. In a surprisingly short time, all types of interaction between the State and its citizens will be different.

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Looser monetary policy

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Some kind of policy reaction to the weak tone of Europe’s economy was expected at the ECB meeting last week, in view of the delay in signs of recovery, particularly after the more downbeat tone adopted by members of the ECB Board.

Geographies:Europe

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Mexico | Fiscal reform in the United States: No significant effects yet for Mexico

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Effective from January 1, 2018, President Trump's fiscal reform enforced, among other aspects, a reduction of the federal corporate income tax rate from 35% to 20%. As soon as discussions on the reform began, concerns started to arise in Mexico regarding its possible impact on investment in our country.

Geographies:Mexico

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Economic tension remains unresolved

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One situation that is often used in works of fiction is the existence of an underlying, unresolved tension between two of the characters, let’s say dealing with feelings, which goes on to affect the development of the plot.

Geographies:Global

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