- Italian Btp, foreign portfolio drops in August at a low from March 2014
In August, the value of Italian government bonds held by foreign investors fell to a minimum from March 2014. According to data in August, the value of the portfolio held by non-resident investors amounted to € 656.839 billion from € 672.464 billion in the previous month.
- Fed, President Powell: I'm happy for the US economy
"I am very happy with the state of the American economy: our monetary policy is one of the reasons why the economy is where it is". This was stated by the president of the Fed, Jerome Powell, underlining that the goal of the Federal Reserve is to continue the economic expansion in a context of low inflation.
- German Gdp in braking: -0.2% in the third quarter. First decline since 2015
For the first time since 2015 the German economy has fallen. In the third quarter of this year it contracted by 0.2% compared to the previous quarter, according to the Wiesbaden Institute of Statistics, due mainly to the tensions in international trade caused by the Trumpian neo-protectionism and the slowdown in car production.
- GDP: Oxford Economics cuts estimates for 2019 growth
Oxford Economics cuts the Italian GDP growth estimates for 2019, lowering it to 0.6% from 0.9% indicated in September, underlining that "risks are downwards". For 2020 and 2021 the expected growth, moreover, is only 0.8%.
- The assets of the networks rise to 531 billion
The Assoreti Observatory revealed that in the first none months of 2018, the assets of the networks and private banks grew over, reaching a new record high of € 531 billion. This is merit of the collection that more than offset the negative effect of the markets. Net inflows from the networks have risen to € 23.76 billion since the beginning of the year.
- Italy, leading indicator Oecd in September drops to 99.8
The leading indicator on the Italian economy continues to decline in September, falling to 99.8 points from 99.9 in August. The index anticipates trends with a six-nine month horizon. The OECD also signals a "slowdown in the growth phase" for Italy.