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10OCT 2019

The UK looks to have avoided a recession, for now

GDP figures show activity is deteriorating, but not fast enough to force the Bank of England to act

2019

OCTOBER

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.

01OCT 2019

Economic and Strategy Viewpoint

Economic and Strategy Viewpoint - October 2019

The latest update from the economics team discusses whether global activity is at a turning point as well as including an update on Brexit and the prospects for China’s currency.

SEPTEMBER

30SEP 2019

Economics

How do presidential impeachments affect markets?

As US President Donald Trump faces fresh impeachment calls, we look at whether such inquiries in the past have moved markets.

19SEP 2019

Economics

Japan prepares for kick-off (of monetary easing)

Ahead of the start of the Rugby World Cup in Japan tomorrow, the country’s central bank opted to stay on the touchline following its developed market peers’ recent easing moves.

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.

12SEP 2019

Economics

Draghi's goodbye gift: QE until 2026?

At Mario Draghi’s final policy meeting, the gloomy European Central Bank lowered interest rates and restarted QE without limits.