Inflation

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Economics

12OCT 2018

Tough week for markets amid worries over rising interest rates

Yesterday’s softer US inflation reading has helped to settle stock markets but we still expect further rate increases and trade tensions to remain a concern.

2018

SEPTEMBER

18SEP 2018

Economics

Trade wars step up, more to come

Quickview: As the trade wars escalate we see no sign of agreement between the US and China. We assess the macro impact.

AUGUST

14AUG 2018

Economics

Turkey trouble: what's behind it and what does it mean for emerging markets?

Our emerging markets economist shares his views on Turkey, where the lira has fallen sharply and raised concerns about broader market contagion.

02AUG 2018

Economics

Brexit risk fails to deter BoE from rate hike

We think the next increase is likely to be in 2019.

JULY

04JUL 2018

Watch/Listen

How might a trade war play out?

If trade tensions escalate, potential consequences could include stagflation and a stronger US dollar.

JUNE

07JUN 2018

Economics

Why we're downgrading our global growth predictions

It’s the first time we have lowered our expectations for global growth since 2016. Here are the reasons why.

MAY

01MAY 2018

Economics

Three scenarios that show how quickly inflation can erode your wealth

Further increases in inflation may lie ahead in 2018 and 2019. In the first of a new series, we highlight how inflation can affect your investments

APRIL

17APR 2018

Economics

Is the road to inflation taking us back to the 1960s?

The 1960s are remembered for radical social reform, political upheaval and war. Often forgotten is that they were also a time of rising inflation – and in this they may hold disquieting lessons for us today.