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Euro-zone crisis far from over; GDP to collapse 2.5% in 2013

FXstreet.com (San Francisco) – “In the euro-zone, the worst of the crisis is probably yet to come,” states the Capital Economic’s research team in a recent report. The forecast is dark for the area, “With politicians unable to accelerate progress towards fiscal and banking sector union, we expect the euro-zone to suffer a deep recession of 2.5% next year.”

In these circumstances, Capital Economics believes “Greece is still likely to exit the single currency within a matter of months, and other small peripheral economies may follow.”


In 2014 the recession may be moderating, but GDP would fall another 1%.

“The ECB’s announcement of Outright Monetary Transactions may help deal with one of the symptoms of the crisis – high borrowing costs,” adds Capital…

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