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ECONOMY | 23.07.2020

Coronavirus: financial analysis XIX

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The Art of the Possible

The EU has reached an historic agreement on the recovery fund. According to Gonzalo de Cadenas-Santiago, director of macroeconomic and financial analysis at MAPFRE Economics, this represents a giant step forward in the grand scheme of the European project, both at a political and economic level, and in this article, he includes an assessment of the potential fiscal consequences.

Socially Responsible Investment in the Covid-19 Era

The pandemic has put even more focus on Socially Responsible Investment – investments that not only offer a financial return but also contribute to improving the societies we all live in. José Luis Jiménez, MAPFRE Group Chief Investment Officer, explains how these investments are gradually gaining ground among private and institutional investors.

Jonathan Boyar’s favorite shares and his alliance with MAPFRE

Jonathan Boyar, chairman at Boyar Value Group, was recently interviewed by London Value Investor, where he discussed the investment case for Twitter, The Walt Disney Company, Madison Square Garden Entertainment, Madison Square Garden Sports and Berkshire Hathaway as well as his recent partnership with MAPFRE.

“The (EU) agreement minimizes the risk of disruption of the euro”
Alberto Matellán, chief economist at MAPFRE Inversión, shares his expert opinion on the agreement reached on the EU reconstruction fund, which validates the turnaround that is taking place in Europe: Europeans could be starting to redeem themselves for the original sin of the EU, which is its lack of Fiscal Union. He also analyses the reaction of the markets, the euro and sovereign debt.

MAPFRE Economics predicts fall in GDP of between 8.9 percent and 9.8 percent

The COVID-19 pandemic in Brazil has accelerated a process that had already been occurring at the beginning of the year, as the Brazilian economy entered a recession for reasons deriving from current economic management. MAPFRE Economics, MAPFRE’s research service, has included a specific section in its Economic and Industry Outlook report.