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02JAN 2018

Infographic: the economic story of 2017

In the first infographic of 2018 we review the themes that dominated the global economy over the last 12 months and provide an outlook for the year ahead.

2017

DECEMBER

08DEC 2017

Economics

Fed still on course for December hike after jobs report

Quickview: The latest US non-farm payrolls show robust jobs growth although wage growth remains subdued.

08DEC 2017

Economics

Is the UK government heading towards a softer Brexit?

The joint progress report leaves several options open for the UK but phase II of negotiations is likely to prove at least as difficult as phase I.

01DEC 2017

Economics

Brazilian GDP growth accelerates ahead of expectations

Quickview: Brazilian GDP growth accelerates to 1.4% in Q3 amid a pick-up in investment.

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.

01DEC 2017

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60 seconds on the global economic outlook for 2018

The Schroders Economics Team has revised up global growth forecasts for 2018 due to expectations of looser fiscal policy in the US and stronger global trade.

NOVEMBER

30NOV 2017

Economics

Indian growth data disappoints again

Quickview: Indian GDP growth misses expectations again with agriculture and construction still dragging on performance

22NOV 2017

Economics

UK Budget: Stamp duty cut buys time for Hammond but can't hide challenges

The Chancellor of the Exchequer delivers giveaways to key policy areas despite worsening economic and fiscal outlook.