Economic views

18JUN 2018

Economics

Can the UK economy cope with sustained house price falls?

Brexit has been blamed for undermining property demand. If momentum builds, house price falls may be hard to reverse, says economist Azad Zangana

15JUN 2018

Economics

Infographic: A view of the global economy in June 2018

In this month's infographic we look at whether we have reached a turning point for the global economy.

14JUN 2018

Economics

What next for Europe as ECB calls time on QE?

Interest rates are likely to remain on hold for another year, potentially causing tensions later in the year if inflation remains elevated.

14JUN 2018

Economics

Upbeat Fed turns more hawkish on rates

Markets will have to absorb a greater near-term tightening of US monetary policy after the Fed hiked rates.

12JUN 2018

Economics

Which countries are most at risk from a trade war? Five questions answered

Rising tensions between the US and China could spark a full-blown trade war. What would that mean for stockmarkets and how might it affect consumer prices? Economist Craig Botham answers key questions

07JUN 2018

Economics

Why we are downgrading our global growth predictions

It’s the first time we have lowered our expectations for global growth since 2016. Here are the reasons why.

01JUN 2018

Economics

Political upheaval in southern Europe poses greater risks for Italy than Spain

Spain’s Prime Minister Rajoy is ousted in a vote of no confidence, while populists take power in Italy.

01JUN 2018

Economics

US employment update eases concerns over economic strength

Quickview: Doubts about the strength of the US economy were assuaged with the release of the employment report for May.

MAY

25MAY 2018

Economic and Strategy Viewpoint

Economic and Strategy Viewpoint - June 2018

In our latest forecast update, we have revised down our expectations for global growth for the first time since September 2016.

15MAY 2018

Economics

Infographic: A view of the global economy in May 2018

We look at the potential trade war between China and the US, who else could be affected and what the likely outcome might be.