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14FEB 2018

US inflation shows signs of rising cyclical pressure in January

Core inflation looks likely to accelerate further, putting pressure on the Federal Reserve to keep tightening policy.

Economics

13DEC 2017

2017

DECEMBER

07DEC 2017

Economics

Outlook 2018: Asian ex Japan equities

A supportive global backdrop for Asian stocks means broader secular trends will continue to play out in 2018.

06DEC 2017

Economics

Outlook 2018: Global bonds

Will 2018 be another year in bond nirvana or are the storm clouds set to upset bondholder stupor?

06DEC 2017

Economics

Outlook 2018: Asian bonds

Improving global growth and low inflation should be supportive forces for Asian bonds in 2018 but higher oil prices could be a headwind for the region.

01DEC 2017

Economics

Outlook 2018: Global economy

In the first part of our series of articles assessing the outlook for next year, Keith Wade discusses whether the Goldilocks combination of strong growth and low inflation can continue in 2018.

NOVEMBER

03NOV 2017

Economics

Rates set to rise again in December as US jobs rebound

Latest payroll data sees jobs market rebound and keeps the prospect of a further rate rise in December on the cards. But wages stay subdued.

OCTOBER

27OCT 2017

Economics

The headaches and the hope among top policymakers

IMF and World Bank meetings send a broadly optimistic message about the economic cycle.

18OCT 2017

Watch/Listen

60 seconds explaining quantitative tightening

Marcus Brookes quickly explains how the Federal Reserve is turning off the taps on its $3.5 trillion QE programme.