After overcoming major political risk factors in the first half of the year, Mark McNamee, Senior Analyst for Europe discusses with Athanasia Kokkinogeni, Analyst of Western Europe, FSG’s updated view for Western Europe for H2 and beyond. Further analysis is likewise available in our recently published Quarterly Market Review: Western Europe – Q2 2017. In line with FSG’s expectations, positive political developments in H1 resulted in stronger consumer and business confidence. Thus, Athanasia re-assesses political risk in the region as well as banking sector concerns explaining why the outlook is trending towards an upside, and highlighting particular opportunities and sectors for MNCs to focus on as the region is recovering.
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