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14NOV 2019

Disappointing Japanese growth bolsters case for rate cut

Economic growth was weaker than we expected in Q3, increasing expectations for a rate cut from the Bank of Japan

Economic and Strategy Viewpoint

31OCT 2019

2019

OCTOBER

18OCT 2019

Economics

Does record low for China growth mark a turning point?

We think the Chinese economy could be about to turn the corner as growth hits a modern-era low.

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.

01OCT 2019

Economics

How will today's consumption tax rise affect Japan's economy?

In a weak global environment, the tax increase underlines Japan’s long-term fiscal challenges.

SEPTEMBER

06SEP 2019

Economics

How trade wars are weakening the BRICs

Craig Botham explains why the economics team has downgraded the growth outlook across the BRIC economies this quarter, with weakness in 2020 driven by the trade war.

04SEP 2019

Economics

How trade wars are rocking the wobbly world economy

Following the latest escalation of tensions, we are downgrading our forecasts for growth.

AUGUST

23AUG 2019

Economic and Strategy Viewpoint

Economic and Strategy Viewpoint - September 2019

In their latest forecast update, our economists downgrade their projections for global growth due to the recent escalation in the US-China trade war.

09AUG 2019

Economics

Two challenges remain for Bank of Japan despite stronger-than-expected GDP

Second quarter GDP growth shows improved domestic demand but further easing measures from the central bank look likely.