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10OCT 2019

The UK looks to have avoided a recession, for now

GDP figures show activity is deteriorating, but not fast enough to force the Bank of England to act

Economic Views

12SEP 2019

2019

AUGUST

09AUG 2019

Economic Views

Will the UK economy slip into recession?

Disappointing GDP data shows the UK economy contracted in the second quarter and raises the risk of the country entering a technical recession.

09AUG 2019

Economic Views

Two challenges remain for Bank of Japan despite stronger-than-expected GDP

Second quarter GDP growth shows improved domestic demand but further easing measures from the central bank look likely.

01AUG 2019

Economic Views

No-deal Brexit risk fails to spark BoE action

Constrained Bank of England keeps interest rates on hold as markets continue to ignore the bank’s forward guidance

JULY

31JUL 2019

Economic Views

Slowing eurozone needs fiscal boost

A sluggish outlook and low inflation suggest the European Central Bank is inching towards further stimulus, which we don’t think will be enough.

15JUL 2019

Economic Views

The only way is up for China’s economy

Second quarter GDP growth may have slowed, but June’s data suggests a turning point has been reached.

10JUL 2019

Economic Views

Tough times for the UK may force rate cut

Brexit uncertainty is hampering growth, which may force the Bank of England to cut interest rates.

JUNE

18JUN 2019

Economic Views

Infographic: A snapshot of the world economy in June 2019

In this month's infographic we focus on our cuts to global GDP forecasts and the reasons behind them.