Craig Botham explains why the economics team has downgraded the growth outlook across the BRIC economies this quarter, with weakness in 2020 driven by the trade war.
Economic & Strategy Viewpoint
In their latest forecast update, our economists downgrade their projections for global growth due to the recent escalation in the US-China trade war.
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.
With yield curves close to inverting in the US and UK, Keith Wade, Chief Economist, explains the implications for the economy.
Disappointing GDP data shows the UK economy contracted in the second quarter and raises the risk of the country entering a technical recession.
Second quarter GDP growth shows improved domestic demand but further easing measures from the central bank look likely.
The latest employment figures are strong, but escalation in the US-China trade dispute increases the prospect of another interest rate cut in September.