Economics

01AUG 2019

Economics

No-deal Brexit risk fails to spark BoE action

Constrained Bank of England keeps interest rates on hold as markets continue to ignore the bank’s forward guidance

01AUG 2019

Economics

Brazil's central bank does not disappoint

Brazil’s central bank lowered its key interest rate by 50bps to 6%, and further easing looks likely amid progress on economic reforms.

JULY

31JUL 2019

Economics

Slowing eurozone needs fiscal boost

A sluggish outlook and low inflation suggest the European Central Bank is inching towards further stimulus, which we don’t think will be enough.

31JUL 2019

Economic & Strategy Viewpoint

Economic and Strategy Viewpoint - August 2019

This month our economists look at why fiscal policy is back in vogue, what's behind weak US inflation and why weak sterling isn't helping the UK.

31JUL 2019

Economics

Why weaker pound has failed to turbocharge the economy

Without an increase in exports, the expected benefit from the currency depreciation is lost.

30JUL 2019

Economics

Bank of Japan officially enters the currency wars

The Bank of Japan’s stance at its July meeting is aimed at stopping the yen appreciating.

26JUL 2019

Economics

A cautious cut from the Russian central bank

We expect one further cut this year as inflation continues to decline.

25JUL 2019

Economics

Draghi readies bazooka, but will it fire blanks?

The European Central Bank has inched towards additional stimulus, but its boost is likely to be marginal at best.

23JUL 2019

Economics

Boris Johnson: the challenges faced by the new UK PM

The “do or die” Brexiteer will face enormous challenges from the outset as the UK’s new prime minister. We look at what his victory might mean.

16JUL 2019

Economics

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.