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Economics

14FEB 2019

Germany and Japan avoid recession but weaker global trade bites

Domestic demand improved in both economies at the end of 2018 but trade concerns persist.

2018

OCTOBER

24OCT 2018

Economics

Womenomics: Is Japan’s economy lacking women?

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.

SEPTEMBER

30SEP 2018

Economics

Our multi-asset views for September 2018

Here's what's changed in our views on a wide range of investment types this month, with a number of changes in the currencies space.

10SEP 2018

Economics

Growth to slow as trade wars escalate

We have cut our global growth forecasts as a deeper and more prolonged trade war is anticipated between the US and China.

AUGUST

31AUG 2018

Economics

Summer wrap: the macro and markets news you might have missed

With no sign of a summer lull this year, here’s a brief summary of the key events from July and August that matter to investors.

10AUG 2018

Economics

Japanese growth rebounds in Q2 amid buoyant domestic demand

The robust domestic picture is encouraging given weaker outlook for global trade

JULY

20JUL 2018

Economics

BoJ to remain dovish as inflation disappoints

Quickview: Lower-than-expected inflation release means the Bank of Japan is likely to keep interest rates at lows

MAY

04MAY 2018

Economics

Monthly markets review - April 2018

A look back on what happened to equities and bonds in April, as the oil price rallied.