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EcoTV June 2009: Hopes of a rebound, sovereign ratings and a risk of deflation… All in video

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The webTV for BNP Paribas economists, is presented by the journalist Sybille Deshedin. On the agenda every month is Philippe d’Arvisenet, Director of Economic Research; as well as two interviews regarding the top headlines in the international economic world. EcoTV is the monthly economic news source in video.

This month, the three subjects are dedicated to: hopes of a rebound, emerging countries and the debt, and the fear of a risk of deflation.

Where are we going from here?
Philippe d’Arvisenet, Director of Economic Research

“ […] The speed with which the economies are contracting is slowing down, definitely. You have signs of this slow down when you look at leading indicators like ISM in the US, PMIs in Europe. That is for sure. […] ”

Sovereign ratings: in line with soaring public debts?
Guy Longueville, OCDE Economist

“ […] he prospects of recovery are not that clear. As regards emerging countries, industrial production and GDP have probably returned to a positive trend in Q2 2009, following the drop recorded in the previous two quarters. […] ”

Do not confuse negative inflation this summer with deflation
Clemente De Lucia, OCDE Economist

“[…] Deflation means a generalized fall of all prices. However, this is not the case. Inflation is decreasing due essentially to energy prices developments, which in yearly comparison has fallen significantly. […] ”

Discover the June episode

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