European growth has dipped, but a US recession is only postponed
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European growth has dipped, but a US recession is only postponed

Despite a technical recession on the continent – and without the banking problems facing the US – there are many positives for Europe

  • Although we’ve seen banking turmoil and rising rates, the stock market has been resilient due to expectations of cuts before year-end
  • European equities have outperformed the US by 30% since autumn, reversing a decade of underperformance
  • Excess savings, strong personal balance sheets and falling energy prices are positives for Europe

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15 June 2023
Paul Doyle
Head of Europe ex-UK Equities
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