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18JUN 2019

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.

2019

JUNE

05JUN 2019

Economic Views

Trump targets Mexico, hits the Fed

We cannot be sure if Trump’s Mexican tariffs are just part of his bargaining strategy, but it may get him the Fed rate cut he wants.

05JUN 2019

Economic Views

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

Economic Views

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

Economic Views

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

Economic Views

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

Economic Views

Japan springs growth surprise to allay recession fears

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