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11NOV 2019

UK economy rebounds to avoid recession

Unless the economy improves and a smooth Brexit is achieved, interest rates may be lowered.

2019

OCTOBER

31OCT 2019

Economics

Fed hits pause, for now

Trade uncertainty and a squeeze on profit margins could see a return to rate cuts in 2020.

28OCT 2019

Economics

Smooth Brexit could be on cards as election looms

A smooth Brexit could remove some of the fog of uncertainty over the UK economic outlook, a prospect made more likely by the agreement to extend the deadline to 31 January 2020.

23OCT 2019

Economics

Is the US heading for recession in 2020?

We look at what bond and labour markets are signalling about the prospects for the US economy next year.

17OCT 2019

Economics

Brexit deal reaction: recession averted?

What are the implications of today's breakthrough in Brexit negotiations?

15OCT 2019

Economics

Infographic: A snapshot of the world economy in October 2019

In this month’s infographic we look at how the UK economy might react to different Brexit scenarios.

02OCT 2019

Brexit

How might the UK economy react to different Brexit scenarios?

The UK’s path to Brexit remains unclear, even as the 31 October deadline approaches. We look at three scenarios and the potential economic impact of each.

SEPTEMBER

16SEP 2019

Economics

Infographic: A snapshot of the world economy in September 2019

In this month's infographic we look at how trade wars are affecting global growth prospects.