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2024-05-28 at 12:05  Timo Löyttyniemi
The approaching EU elections are more important than ever. There is a full-scale war on European soil, and Europe is facing hybrid threats on a daily basis. One European state is defending the whole of Europe while another is attacking the...
2023-09-21 at 13:58  Timo Löyttyniemi
It is a time of change in geopolitics. Many things drive economies and economic systems apart. Globalisation, and in particular financial globalisation, is taking a step backwards. Similarly, technological development, production and technologic...
2023-02-02 at 15:41  Timo Löyttyniemi
The US stock markets have long been a favourite of investors who have been attracted by hefty returns. Another factor boosting investor interest has been the strengthening US dollar. But something new is happening right now. In recent weeks, there...
2022-12-15 at 16:36  Timo Löyttyniemi
The past few years have been marked by a series of unexpected crises. Covid-19 set in quickly without warning, shaking up economies and business as usual in 2020 and translating the risk of a pandemic into reality. Just when we were recovering...
2022-08-30 at 11:40  Timo Löyttyniemi
A lot of things have changed as a result of Russia’s war of aggression. Energy is in short supply and its price has risen sky-high, all in addition to the destruction caused by the war. Moreover, increasing oil and gas prices have pushed inflation...
2022-07-01 at 11:59  Timo Löyttyniemi
People in the United States love big words. The financial crisis was known as the ‘Great Recession.’ In the same vein, the long and relatively positive period preceding the financial crisis is called the ‘Great Moderation’. And of course, there...
2022-05-20 at 11:50  Timo Löyttyniemi
The world economy and financial markets are in a state of amazement. Just as we in the West are leaving Covid-19 constraints behind, we are exposed to pressures from three different economies and three strict policies. These pressures are felt in...
2022-03-31 at 12:16  Timo Löyttyniemi
Europe does not need war; we are simply too civilized to fight. It turns out that the situation in Europe was not as good as we wanted to believe. Now the war has been here. At the beginning of February, I myself did not expect a war to break out....

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