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17MAY 2019

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.

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15MAY 2019

2019

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.

13MAR 2019

Economics

Emerging markets forecast update: oil on troubled waters

We have made minor changes to growth expectations in emerging markets, but large downward revisions to inflation amid a more favourable oil price outlook.

11MAR 2019

Economics

Global economic outlook: slowdown, not recession

We have cut our global GDP growth forecast again for 2019 but have revised up our prediction for 2020 amid greater optimism on the longer-term outlook.

FEBRUARY

20FEB 2019

Economics

Are investors too pessimistic on European shares?

Some European markets seem priced for recession but economists still forecast growth for the region in 2019.