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Economics

07JUN 2019

Why the world economy is like a wobbly bike

The world economy increasingly resembles an unstable bicycle that can be tipped over by the slightest bump in the road.

2018

DECEMBER

05DEC 2018

Economics

Outlook 2019: Global equities

We are seeking out companies investing for change in 2019, while increasingly wary of those that have borrowed excessively.

05DEC 2018

Economics

Outlook 2019: Global economy

We forecast global growth to slow in 2019 and the dollar looks set to weaken with US interest rates peaking mid-year.

NOVEMBER

12NOV 2018

Economics

Should other countries take a leaf out of Trump's economic playbook?

With growth outside the US faltering, we expect governments around the world to take a leaf out of Trump’s playbook and use tax and spending measures to support their economies.

OCTOBER

05OCT 2018

Economics

Brexit: 23 answers to investors’ questions

There remains much uncertainty as negotiations between the UK and EU enter a crucial stage. Sue Noffke, UK equities fund manager, provides some clarity for investors.

SEPTEMBER

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

Where might the next global financial crisis come from?

Imbalances in the global economy are lower now than before the collapse of Lehman Brothers but other risks have emerged. We examine the new fault lines that could trigger another crisis.

AUGUST

01AUG 2018

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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.