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20JUL 2018

BoJ to remain dovish as inflation disappoints

Quickview: Lower-than-expected inflation release means the Bank of Japan is likely to keep interest rates at lows

2018

JULY

06JUL 2018

Economics

Why has eurozone trade slowed?

We look at where trade has fallen and what this means for growth.

04JUL 2018

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How might a trade war play out?

If trade tensions escalate, potential consequences could include stagflation and a stronger US dollar.

JUNE

22JUN 2018

Economics

Two years on: how Brexit has affected the UK economy

Senior Economist Azad Zangana assesses the true impact of Britain’s decision to leave the European Union.

22JUN 2018

Economics

Brexit vote two years on: are we heading for a hard Brexit?

Economist Azad Zangana looks at the significant events in the two years since the UK set out on the road to Brexit and what might come next.

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.

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