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15MAY 2018

Infographic: A view of the global economy in May 2018

We look at the potential trade war between China and the US, who else could be affected and what the likely outcome might be.

2018

MAY

03MAY 2018

Economics

Will UK interest rates rise in May?

Forecasts for rates have suddenly shifted. We put five pressing questions about the future of monetary policy to senior economist Azad Zangana.

02MAY 2018

Economics

Is this the end of the eurozone recovery?

Quickview: Eurozone GDP growth slows, but adverse weather is probably to blame.

02MAY 2018

Economics

Trade wars: what do they mean for the global economy?

Trade tensions are rising between the US and China, with both sides having announced tariffs on certain imports from the other. We look at how this could impact the global economy.

APRIL

17APR 2018

Economics

Is the road to inflation taking us back to the 1960s?

The 1960s are remembered for radical social reform, political upheaval and war. Often forgotten is that they were also a time of rising inflation – and in this they may hold disquieting lessons for us today.

06APR 2018

Watch/Listen

60 seconds on what could derail the US expansion

In this video Keith Wade discusses the factors which could undermine the ongoing strength in the US economy

05APR 2018

Economics

How China is positioning for slower growth

The Chinese authorities seem to have acknowledged that lower growth will be inevitable. We look at how they have increased their room for manoeuvre economically and politically.

MARCH

23MAR 2018

Economics

How and why rising trade tensions have moved markets

After markets fell sharply overnight, we look at what's been going on and what might happen next.