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01AUG 2018

Is the world economy slowing?

Global growth appears to be losing momentum in some regions, particularly in Asia and Europe. We examine the three factors that we believe to be driving the slowdown and whether these are likely to have a permanent or temporary effect.

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04JUL 2018

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2018

MAY

02MAY 2018

Markets

Market movers: April's charts of the month

Our monthly round-up of a few of the most eye-catching or significant charts of April.

02MAY 2018

Economics

Trade wars: what do they mean for the global economy?

Trade tensions are rising between the US and China, with both sides having announced tariffs on certain imports from the other. We look at how this could impact the global economy.

APRIL

06APR 2018

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60 seconds on what could derail the US expansion

In this video Keith Wade discusses the factors which could undermine the ongoing strength in the US economy

MARCH

06MAR 2018

Economics

Why economic growth (and rates) could increase faster than expected

We’ve upgraded our predictions for how the major economies around the world will perform in the next two years. Here, we briefly explain why and summarise our predictions.

01MAR 2018

Markets

Six market charts that matter: Italy's problems, Greek bonds, the Vix spike

From Italian elections to tech startups - we round up some of the charts that caught our eye in February.

FEBRUARY

13FEB 2018

Markets

How rising interest rates have affected returns from bonds

Schroders research, covering four decades of data, shows how different types of bond have performed when rates were rising.

02FEB 2018

Markets

TalkingEconomics: Duelling in Davos

This month we look at the prospects for trade and the dollar, the case for withdrawing extraordinary stimulus measures in Europe, and forthcoming elections in emerging markets.