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19AUG 2019

Infographic: A snapshot of the world economy in August 2019

In this month's infographic we focus on why the weaker pound has failed to turbocharge the UK economy and what governments are doing to boost growth.

2019

AUGUST

15AUG 2019

Markets

Economy on red alert with yield curve close to inversion

With yield curves close to inverting in the US and UK, Keith Wade, Chief Economist, explains the implications for the economy.

14AUG 2019

Markets

Six reasons global cities could save the world

Far from being a contributor to climate change, cities may actually provide the solution to tackling the world’s most pressing issue.

07AUG 2019

Markets

Should municipal bonds be a core holding for ESG investors?

Investors on the lookout for ways to invest more responsibly may have overlooked the ESG characteristics inherent in many municipal bonds.

06AUG 2019

Markets

Monthly markets review - July 2019

A look back at markets in July when shares made a modest advance and all eyes were on the Federal Reserve meeting at the end of the month.

JULY

30JUL 2019

Markets

Is sustainable air travel an electric dream?

The electrification of small planes is an exciting development, but it won’t be anywhere near enough to offset aviation’s hefty carbon footprint.

29JUL 2019

Markets

Climate Progress Dashboard: new emissions pledges fail to change outlook

A pick-up in renewable energy capacity moves the dial in the right direction, but this is cancelled out by increased fossil fuel production and continued growth in reserves.

29JUL 2019

Markets

Our multi-asset investment views for July 2019

We've upgraded Bunds this month, while we remain neutral on stocks as we await greater clarity on the economic picture.