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Economics

20NOV 2019

Infographic: A snapshot of the world economy in November 2019

This month's infographic looks at the outlook for US company profits and the lessons we can learn from Japan's government spending in the 1990s.

2019

APRIL

25APR 2019

Insights

Central banks of Japan and Canada join the dovish camp

Both the Bank of Japan and Bank of Canada left interest rates on hold, as expected, while tweaks to guidance imply a more accommodative stance.

FEBRUARY

14FEB 2019

Economics

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.

14FEB 2019

News releases

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

NOVEMBER

14NOV 2018

Economics

Natural disasters hit Japanese growth

Japan's stop-start year continues with weakness seen across the board over the third quarter amid a series of natural disasters.

14NOV 2018

Insights

Natural disasters hit Japanese growth

Japan's stop-start year continues with weakness seen across the board over the third quarter amid a series of natural disasters.

OCTOBER

25OCT 2018

Economics

Market falls: cause for alarm or calm?

It’s been a torrid period for stock markets recently. We examine what’s been happening and find out why some investors think it could be a time of opportunity.

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.