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ECB QE, Greek easing may help Emerging Europe

Wednesday, March 4, 2015



  • Emerging Europe's local bond and equity markets are likely to perform strongly as QE gets under way.
  • The outlook for currencies is less certain, given the strong dollar and the fragility of sentiment towards emerging markets generally.
  • However, Emerging Europe's improving economic outlook may help buoy the region's currencies against the dollar's strength.
  • The biggest threat to investor sentiment towards Emerging Europe remains a sudden, sharp change in expectations of US monetary tightening.

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