23MAR 2018

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.



06MAR 2018


Why economic growth (and rates) could increase faster than expected

We’ve upgraded our predictions for how the major economies around the world will perform in the next two years. Here, we briefly explain why and summarise our predictions.

05MAR 2018


Italian election yields a bitter stalemate

Quickview: Protest and populist parties make large gains, raising the risk of a possible debt crisis, but an Italian exit from the euro or EU remains low-risk.


15FEB 2018


Infographic: A view of the global economy in February 2018

In this month's infographic we look at the forces driving the weaker US dollar, the prospects for continued global growth and what political risk could mean for emerging markets.

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.

09FEB 2018


UK interest rate rises to be earlier and greater than expected

Latest comments from the Bank of England (BoE) and its governor Mark Carney indicate that UK interest rates are likely to go up sooner and faster than previously expected.

02FEB 2018


TalkingEconomics: Duelling in Davos

This month we look at the prospects for trade and the dollar, the case for withdrawing extraordinary stimulus measures in Europe, and forthcoming elections in emerging markets.


30JAN 2018


The eurozone economic boom continues

Quickview: How long can the European Central Bank maintain its extraordinarily loose monetary policy?