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07JUN 2019

US jobs report increases economic slowdown fears

Weaker US non-farm payrolls data could be the first sign of a cooling labour market

Economics

05JUN 2019

2019

JUNE

05JUN 2019

Economics

Why we’ve lowered our expectations for emerging markets growth

Craig Botham explains growth downgrades for Brazil and India for this year, and why Russia sees a slight upgrade.

04JUN 2019

Economics

Australian rates sink to all-time low amid labour concerns

The Reserve Bank of Australia has cut rates in response to a labour market that has lost momentum, and amid concerns over household consumption and China’s trade dispute.

MAY

31MAY 2019

Economic and Strategy Viewpoint

Economic and Strategy Viewpoint - June 2019

This month we update our forecasts for a wobbly world economy, but see green shoots beginning to sprout in Europe.

30MAY 2019

Economics

Brazil optimism fades as economy shrinks

Despite a poor start to the year for Brazil under new president Jair Bolsonaro, we think the picture will improve later in the year.

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.

20MAY 2019

Economics

Japan springs growth surprise to allay recession fears

However, the Q1 GDP report masks very weak domestic demand.

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.