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17OCT 2019

Brexit deal reaction: recession averted?

What are the implications of today's breakthrough in Brexit negotiations?

2019

OCTOBER

10OCT 2019

Economic Views

The UK looks to have avoided a recession, for now

GDP figures show activity is deteriorating, but not fast enough to force the Bank of England to act

04OCT 2019

Economic Views

Gloomy week for US data puts spotlight on the Fed

Moderating wage growth and weaker job creation follow disappointing data from the manufacturing sector.

02OCT 2019

Brexit

How might the UK economy react to different Brexit scenarios?

The UK’s path to Brexit remains unclear, even as the 31 October deadline approaches. We look at three scenarios and the potential economic impact of each.

01OCT 2019

Economic Views

How will today's consumption tax rise affect Japan's economy?

In a weak global environment, the tax increase underlines Japan’s long-term fiscal challenges.

SEPTEMBER

30SEP 2019

Economic Views

How do presidential impeachments affect markets?

As US President Donald Trump faces fresh impeachment calls, we look at whether such inquiries in the past have moved markets.

19SEP 2019

Economic Views

Japan prepares for kick-off (of monetary easing)

Ahead of the start of the Rugby World Cup in Japan tomorrow, the country’s central bank opted to stay on the touchline following its developed market peers’ recent easing moves.

16SEP 2019

Market Views: Multi-Asset

Infographic: A snapshot of the world economy in September 2019

In this month's infographic we look at how trade wars are affecting global growth prospects.