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".
Japan’s impressive labour market data masks the low number of women employed or actively looking for work, known as the participation rate. We look at what might happen as this number rises.
Quickview: Consumption and capex the bright spots in a weaker-than-expected Japan GDP report.
Japan may appear less exposed than some other countries to US trade risks but it would still be affected by anti-globalisation measures.
The Japanese economy continues to struggle to regain momentum. We expect today’s GDP figures will result in a delay to the next consumption tax hike.