Japan’s impressive labour market data masks the low number of women employed or actively looking for work, known as the participation rate. We look at what might happen as this number rises.
With the impact of tariffs yet to show up in the data, and the looming threat of a property slowdown, the larger-than-expected slowdown in Chinese growth is a taste of things to come.
In this month's infographic we look at whether trade wars will end the current economic cycle and the issues facing Italy's highly indebted government.
Yesterday’s softer US inflation reading has helped to settle stock markets but we still expect further rate increases and trade tensions to remain a concern.
Economic & Strategy Viewpoint
The trade war between the US and China has escalated, and we expect the dispute to drag out. We assess the impact for the global economy.