Economics

09NOV 2016

Watch/Listen

60 seconds on Trump's potential economic impact

In this video, Keith Wade discusses some of the potential economic implications of Donald Trump's presidential election victory.

04NOV 2016

Economics

US payrolls point to a December rate rise, but much rests on presidential election

Signs of rising wages support the case for a US rate rise this year.

03NOV 2016

Economics

Bank of England keeps policy unchanged

Concerns over inflation force a more hawkish tone.

03NOV 2016

Economics

TalkingEconomics: Globalisation in crisis

Having championed free trade, labour and capital flows the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank find themselves fighting against a wave of protectionism and moves to curb immigration.

03NOV 2016

Economics

TalkingEconomics: Europe - could higher inflation curtail central banks' stimuli?

After years of deflationary dynamics, energy inflation is set to lift European and UK inflation significantly over the next few months. However, the energy effects will only be temporary and will have a deflationary impact in the medium term.

03NOV 2016

Economics

TalkingEconomics: China - problems build behind the dam of growth

China’s growth is stable but all the old problems remain, with renewed and persistent renminbi (RMB) weakness beginning to nudge complacent investors back into mild concern. More government stimulus will be needed – and delivered – in 2017, but we expect severe problems before the decade is out.

03NOV 2016

Economics

Postcard from...China

A look around China's industrial heartlands shows that not much has changed on the ground.

OCTOBER

28OCT 2016

Economic & Strategy Viewpoint

November 2016

In this month's viewpoint we look at globalisation in crisis, inflation in Europe and the problems facing China growth.

19OCT 2016

Economics

Stable growth for China as long term costs mount

Chinese GDP growth was in line with expectations but is there a slowdown ahead?