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04OCT 2019

How trade tensions are rocking the wobbly world economy

The trade tensions are taking a toll on the outlook for the world economy.

2019

SEPTEMBER

02SEP 2019

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Infographic: A snapshot of the world economy

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.

AUGUST

16AUG 2019

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Economy on red alert with yield curve close to inversion

With yield curves close to inverting in the US and UK, Keith Wade, Chief Economist, explains the implications for the economy.

14AUG 2019

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Fed rate cut spurs EMs into action

A wave of rate cuts across the emerging markets is likely, as India joins Brazil in cutting interest rates by more than expected.

07AUG 2019

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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.

JULY

31JUL 2019

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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.

30JUL 2019

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US recession risk: echoes of 1998 or 2001?

US economic activity is fading and it appears that it has entered the late stages of its business cycle, with the risk of a recession looming.

30JUL 2019

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Infographic: A snapshot of the world economy

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