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10JUL 2019

Why central banks' arsenal gives EM advantage

We look at why central banks in emerging markets have the upper hand over their developed market counterparts.

2019

JULY

05JUL 2019

Economics

US jobs jump to ease pressure on Fed

The most important US jobs report of 2019 so far exceeded expectations and may reassure the Federal Reserve about the state of the US economy.

JUNE

18JUN 2019

Economics

Infographic: A snapshot of the world economy in June 2019

In this month's infographic we focus on our cuts to global GDP forecasts and the reasons behind them.

07JUN 2019

Economics

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.

05JUN 2019

Economics

Trump targets Mexico, hits the Fed

We cannot be sure if Trump’s Mexican tariffs are just part of his bargaining strategy, but it may get him the Fed rate cut he wants.

05JUN 2019

Economics

Why we’ve lowered our expectations for emerging markets growth

Craig Botham explains growth downgrades for Brazil and India for this year, and why Russia sees a slight upgrade.

MAY

24MAY 2019

Economics

May resignation raises UK recession risk

Our economics experts share their views as Boris Johnson, who could easily take the UK out of the EU without a deal, is installed as favourite to become the UK’s next prime minister.

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.