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07JUN 2019

Why the world economy is like a wobbly bike

The world economy increasingly resembles an unstable bicycle that can be tipped over by the slightest bump in the road.

2019

MAY

16MAY 2019

Economics

Who will pay as US-China trade wars intensify?

The GDP impact of escalating trade tensions will be more severe on China but US consumers will pay as companies pass on higher costs.

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.

08MAY 2019

Economics

Why a pick-up in UK growth may prove deceptive

Recent economic data from the UK has improved but signs are that this is due to stockpiling ahead of worries over potential Brexit disruption.

03MAY 2019

Economics

The Goldilocks jobs market continues in the US

The latest US employment data supports the central bank keeping interest rates on hold.

03MAY 2019

Economics

Why Turkey and Argentina do not pose a contagion risk to other emerging markets

Craig Botham explains why the economic travails of Argentina and Turkey are unlikely to spill over and impact sentiment in other emerging markets in the near term.

02MAY 2019

Economics

Watching and waiting: Fed in neutral

The Fed’s next move is likely to be a rate cut, but not until next year