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15AUG 2019

Economy on red alert with yield curve close to inversion

With yield curves close to inverting in the US and UK, Keith Wade, Chief Economist, explains the implications for the economy.

Economics

07AUG 2019

2019

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31JUL 2019

Economics

Why weaker pound has failed to turbocharge the economy

Without an increase in exports, the expected benefit from the currency depreciation is lost.

23JUL 2019

Economics

Boris Johnson: the challenges faced by the new UK PM

The “do or die” Brexiteer will face enormous challenges from the outset as the UK’s new prime minister. We look at what his victory might mean.

16JUL 2019

Economics

Infographic: A snapshot of the world economy in July 2019

In this month's infographic we look at what is left in central banks' arsenals to tackle any future economic downturn.

10JUL 2019

Economics

Why central banks' arsenal gives EM advantage

We look at why central banks in emerging markets have the upper hand over their developed market counterparts.

10JUL 2019

Economics

Tough times for the UK may force rate cut

Brexit uncertainty is hampering growth, which may force the Bank of England to cut interest rates.

09JUL 2019

Economics

What is left in the toolkit for central banks in developed markets?

Low interest rates will limit the ability of central banks to cut rates further if the economy turns pear-shaped. We examine the other options available in developed markets.

05JUL 2019

Economics

US jobs jump to ease pressure on Fed

The most important US jobs report of 2019 so far exceeded expectations and may reassure the Federal Reserve about the state of the US economy.