Villeroy, who is also governor of the Bank of France, said the euro area is in a slowdown, but not a recession, and blamed trade tensions and worries about growth in China.
One of the many joys of unshackling yourself from the confines of the mainstream media is that you get to hear interesting, intriguing and thought-provoking perspectives, in a longform format.
Fearing another defeat, the PM's Deputy David Lidington was reported to be engaged in a last ditch attempt over the weekend to build a cross party consensus between a no deal and the withdrawal agreement concluded with the EU.
Of course, there are Thatcherites fortunate enough to begin their bike ride at a home rather statelier, undertaking their journey with nanny’s packed lunch and a sojourn at Eton College.
According to GlobalData’s recent ‘UK Investors Survey’, face-to-face communication, amongst millennials, still reigns supreme when arranging the buying and selling of investments.
Of these, 362 are owned by companies based in so-called secrecy jurisdictions, or tax havens – countries whose laws allow them to keep their financial activities private or to pay a low amount of tax.
Four panellists – a politician, trade expert, campaigner and writer – fiercely debated whether or not Britain would have a bright future in front of an audience of Coutts clients.