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09AUG 2019

Will the UK economy slip into recession?

Disappointing GDP data shows the UK economy contracted in the second quarter and raises the risk of the country entering a technical recession.

2019

MAY

17MAY 2019

Economics

Infographic: A snapshot of the world economy in May 2019

In this month's infographic we look at the contagion risk posed by Turkey and Argentina, why UK growth may prove deceptive and global GDP forecasts.

15MAY 2019

Economics

Germany returns to growth

Domestic demand remains solid as the international outlook darkens.

10MAY 2019

Economics

Brexit stockpiling drives improvement in UK GDP growth

First quarter growth has improved, but is likely to slow again as the stockpiling behind it is unsustainable.

APRIL

30APR 2019

Economics

Eurozone growth rebounds as temporary headwinds fade

The latest GDP figures show that domestic demand has remained resilient.

26APR 2019

Economics

Robust US growth figures calm recession worries

Weaker inflation suggests interest rates are likely to remain on hold

17APR 2019

Economics

China defies the gloom

Chinese industrial production has been stronger than expected, though we see a risk that this could reverse next month.

MARCH

18MAR 2019

Economics

Infographic: A view of the world economy in March 2019

In this month's infographic, we raise our growth forecasts for 2020 but downgrade them for 2019 as we illustrate the near-term issues dragging on the economy.