Keith Wade

Chief Economist & Strategist

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Economic Views

17OCT 2019

Brexit deal reaction: recession averted?

What are the implications of today's breakthrough in Brexit negotiations?

2019

OCTOBER

02OCT 2019

Economic and Strategy Viewpoint

Economic and Strategy Viewpoint - October 2019

The latest update from the economics team discusses whether global activity is at a turning point as well as including an update on Brexit and the prospects for China’s currency.

SEPTEMBER

04SEP 2019

Economic Views

How trade wars are rocking the wobbly world economy

Following the latest escalation of tensions, we are downgrading our forecasts for growth.

AUGUST

23AUG 2019

Economic and Strategy Viewpoint

Economic and Strategy Viewpoint - September 2019

In their latest forecast update, our economists downgrade their projections for global growth due to the recent escalation in the US-China trade war.

14AUG 2019

Economic and Strategy Viewpoint

Economic and Strategy Viewpoint - August 2019

This month our economists look at why fiscal policy is back in vogue, what's behind weak US inflation and why weak sterling isn't helping the UK.

05AUG 2019

Economic Views

Has Trump misjudged China?

With the yuan’s latest depreciation, China is upping the ante in its trade war with the US. This has significant market and economic implications.

JULY

11JUL 2019

Economic Views

Powell tees up a US rate cut

In his Congress appearance, Federal Reserve (Fed) chair Jerome Powell set the stage for a US rate cut later this month. We expect more to come this year.

02JUL 2019

Economic and Strategy Viewpoint

Economic and Strategy Viewpoint - July 2019

In this month's Viewpoint we discuss the outlook for US interest rates as well as the policy options available to central banks in the event of a global slowdown.