In this month's infographic we focus on why the weaker pound has failed to turbocharge the UK economy and what governments are doing to boost growth.
Disappointing GDP data shows the UK economy contracted in the second quarter and raises the risk of the country entering a technical recession.
Second quarter GDP growth shows improved domestic demand but further easing measures from the central bank look likely.
The latest employment figures are strong, but escalation in the US-China trade dispute increases the prospect of another interest rate cut in September.
Brazil’s central bank lowered its key interest rate by 50bps to 6%, and further easing looks likely amid progress on economic reforms.