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ECONOMY | 09.03.2020

Coronavirus: financial analysis XXII

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We have the opportunity to take advantage of the European funds to jump into the future with a new economic and social contract

This week, MAPFRE’s Chairman and CEO, Antonio Huertas, during his participation in “The financial system and the COVID-19 crisis” seminar organized by the Association of Economic Information Journalists (APIE), urged all concerned to maximize the forthcoming injection of funds coming on the back of the European Union agreement reached this summer to reconstruct the Spanish production model.

How insurers can help fight social inequality

The Geneva Association, in collaboration with partners like MAPFRE Economics, this week published a report titled The Role of Insurance in Mitigating Social Inequality, which outlines specific insurance approaches and products that can protect middle class groups and better serve vulnerable segments of society, thereby reducing social inequality.

Life insurance plays a key role in the savings-investment process of an economy

In this interview with AUDEA’s másSeguros magazine, Manuel Aguilera, General Director of MAPFRE Economics, analyzes how life insurance contributes to the creation of internal savings and, therefore, the process of capital formation and economic growth. In his opinion, public policy should be formulated to stimulate the development of these products.

In Europe’s back yard (again)

More than two weeks after President Alexander Lukashenko was declared the winner of Belarus’ rigged presidential elections with an unlikely 80 percent of the vote, his regime remains in crisis. Gonzalo de Cadenas-Santiago, Director of Macroeconomic and Financial Analysis at MAPFRE Economics, sets out in this article the options available to Putin.

Stock market expectations are moderately optimistic

Wall Street and the European stock markets are clearly out of sync. Alberto Matellán, Chief Economist of MAPFRE Inversión, explains the reasons why in this interview with Radio Intereconomía. In addition, he analyzes possible movements of central banks, forecasts on exchange rates and offers his recommendations to investors in a still-uncertain context.