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16JUL 2019

Infographic: A snapshot of the world economy in July 2019

In this month's infographic we look at what is left in central banks' arsenals to tackle any future economic downturn.

Global Market Perspective

11JUL 2019

2019

JULY

11JUL 2019

Economics

Powell tees up a US rate cut

In his Congress appearance, Federal Reserve (Fed) chair Jerome Powell set the stage for a US rate cut later this month. We expect more to come this year.

10JUL 2019

Economics

Why central banks' arsenal gives EM advantage

We look at why central banks in emerging markets have the upper hand over their developed market counterparts.

10JUL 2019

Economics

Tough times for the UK may force rate cut

Brexit uncertainty is hampering growth, which may force the Bank of England to cut interest rates.

09JUL 2019

Economics

What is left in the toolkit for central banks in developed markets?

Low interest rates will limit the ability of central banks to cut rates further if the economy turns pear-shaped. We examine the other options available in developed markets.

05JUL 2019

Economics

US jobs jump to ease pressure on Fed

The most important US jobs report of 2019 so far exceeded expectations and may reassure the Federal Reserve about the state of the US economy.

03JUL 2019

Economics

Is Christine Lagarde a welcome ECB appointment for investors?

Christine Lagarde will succeed Mario Draghi as president of the European Central Bank, it has been revealed. We discuss what this might mean for markets and the economy.

JUNE

28JUN 2019

Economic & Strategy Viewpoint

Economic and Strategy Viewpoint - July 2019

In this month's Viewpoint we discuss the outlook for US interest rates as well as the policy options available to central banks in the event of a global slowdown.