Structural worries on a number of fronts have sparked sharp falls in Asian stocks.
If there were any doubt only a few days ago, there should be none at all now - that even incrementally more restrictive monetary policy by the Federal Reserve is a danger in a very slow growth world.
The People’s Bank of China (PBoC) moved to cut both the benchmark interest rate and reserve requirement ratio (RRR) today. The stimulus measures should help market sentiment, but we do not expect a resurgent China as a result.
Although economic growth in the eurozone slowed in the second quarter, we continue to expect an acceleration in the second half of the year as ongoing oil price weakness boosts households’ spending power.
Sentiment moves in long-term cycles; emotion, investor positioning and press coverage all change as an asset progresses through its life cycle. Our graphic takes you through the sentiment cycle.
In the final part of our economists' debate, Chief Economist and Strategist Keith Wade argues that we are not about to enter another Great Depression; the world today is different.
Speaking at Schroders' Secular Market Forum in the winter of 2014, the Financial Times' Martin Wolf discussed what we've learned - and have still to learn - from the financial crisis.
What effect will the third revolution have on the world economy?