Economic and Strategy Viewpoint
In their latest forecast update, our economists downgrade their projections for global growth due to the recent escalation in the US-China trade war.
With yield curves close to inverting in the US and UK, Keith Wade, Chief Economist, explains the implications for the economy.
Investors on the lookout for ways to invest more responsibly may have overlooked the ESG characteristics inherent in many municipal bonds.
The electrification of small planes is an exciting development, but it won’t be anywhere near enough to offset aviation’s hefty carbon footprint.
A pick-up in renewable energy capacity moves the dial in the right direction, but this is cancelled out by increased fossil fuel production and continued growth in reserves.