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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.

Economics

05JUN 2019

2019

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24MAY 2019

Economics

May resignation raises UK recession risk

Our economics experts share their views as Boris Johnson, who could easily take the UK out of the EU without a deal, is installed as favourite to become the UK’s next prime minister.

17MAY 2019

Economics

Infographic: A snapshot of the world economy in May 2019

In this month's infographic we look at the contagion risk posed by Turkey and Argentina, why UK growth may prove deceptive and global GDP forecasts.

16MAY 2019

Economics

Who will pay as US-China trade wars intensify?

The GDP impact of escalating trade tensions will be more severe on China but US consumers will pay as companies pass on higher costs.

15MAY 2019

Economics

Germany returns to growth

Domestic demand remains solid as the international outlook darkens.

10MAY 2019

Economics

Brexit stockpiling drives improvement in UK GDP growth

First quarter growth has improved, but is likely to slow again as the stockpiling behind it is unsustainable.

08MAY 2019

Economics

Why a pick-up in UK growth may prove deceptive

Recent economic data from the UK has improved but signs are that this is due to stockpiling ahead of worries over potential Brexit disruption.

03MAY 2019

Economics

The Goldilocks jobs market continues in the US

The latest US employment data supports the central bank keeping interest rates on hold.