Economic views

25SEP 2018

Economics

Infographic: Why the world economy is slowing

This month's infographic explains why we expect global growth to slow.

18SEP 2018

Economics

Japan PM poised to cement his position

Quickview: We see a more hawkish monetary policy stance as one implication of a Shinzo Abe leadership election win.

18SEP 2018

Economics

Trade wars step up, more to come

Quickview: As the trade wars escalate we see no sign of agreement between the US and China. We assess the macro impact.

14SEP 2018

Economics

Ten years on from the crisis, where might the future fault lines lie?

We examine the imbalances that caused the global financial crisis and consider areas of potential future stress for the world economy.

AUGUST

22AUG 2018

Economic and Strategy Viewpoint

Economic and Strategy Viewpoint - September 2018

We have trimmed our forecast for global growth for the second time this year, largely driven by cuts to Europe and Japan as well as escalating trade wars.

13AUG 2018

Economics

Infographic: A view of the global economy in August 2018

In this month's infographic we look at the factors dragging on global growth and how much of a slowdown they might cause.

10AUG 2018

Economics

Japanese growth rebounds in Q2 amid buoyant domestic demand

The robust domestic picture is encouraging given weaker outlook for global trade

10AUG 2018

Economics

UK GDP rebounded in Q2 but final sales are in recession

A build-up of inventories is a worrying sign of a potential recession ahead.

03AUG 2018

Economics

Employment data dips: is US growth moderating?

Quickview: We think the world economy is entering a soft patch, something backed up by today’s payroll numbers from the US.

02AUG 2018

Economics

Brexit risk fails to deter BoE from rate hike

We think the next increase is likely to be in 2019.