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04JUL 2018

How might a trade war play out?

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

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2018

MAY

02MAY 2018

Economics

Trade wars: what do they mean for the global economy?

Trade tensions are rising between the US and China, with both sides having announced tariffs on certain imports from the other. We look at how this could impact the global economy.

APRIL

06APR 2018

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60 seconds on what could derail the US expansion

In this video Keith Wade discusses the factors which could undermine the ongoing strength in the US economy

MARCH

06MAR 2018

Economics

Why economic growth (and rates) could increase faster than expected

We’ve upgraded our predictions for how the major economies around the world will perform in the next two years. Here, we briefly explain why and summarise our predictions.

01MAR 2018

Economics

Six market charts that matter: Italy's problems, Greek bonds, the Vix spike

From Italian elections to tech startups - we round up some of the charts that caught our eye in February.

FEBRUARY

13FEB 2018

Economics

How rising interest rates have affected returns from bonds

Schroders research, covering four decades of data, shows how different types of bond have performed when rates were rising.

02FEB 2018

Economics

TalkingEconomics: Duelling in Davos

This month we look at the prospects for trade and the dollar, the case for withdrawing extraordinary stimulus measures in Europe, and forthcoming elections in emerging markets.

2017

DECEMBER

07DEC 2017

Economics

Outlook 2018: Asian ex Japan equities

A supportive global backdrop for Asian stocks means broader secular trends will continue to play out in 2018.