Goldman Sachs chief executive Lloyd Blankfein has launched a scathing attack on the US government's austerity program, arguing growth will derail significantly once the Bush-era tax cuts expire in January.
Blankfein said with the prospect of a fiscal cliff hanging over the US economy, which economists forecast could wipe around 3% off GDP, now is not the right time for the US to be carrying out austerity...
We must follow this meeting of the central bankers closely, argues Fabrizio Quirighetti, CIO and co-head of multi-asset at SYZ Asset Management.
Spent seven years at Aviva Investors
Second profit warning since June
Moved to Switzerland in 2010
Joins Vanguard, JPMAM, Hermes in shouldering costs