At first glance, the "phase one" US-China trade deal looks to slightly exceed our expectations, suggesting modest upside to our economic growth forecasts.
Economic and Strategy Viewpoint
Schroders' economists suggest the global economy will probably avoid a recession in 2020, why they are optimistic about emerging markets next year, and mull the end of Japan's era of "Abenomics".
This month's infographic looks at the outlook for US company profits and the lessons we can learn from Japan's government spending in the 1990s.
Latest GDP data shows that France has helped the eurozone economy outperform the more pessimistic consensus forecasts. Whether Germany is in recession remains to be seen.