With growth outside the US faltering, we expect governments around the world to take a leaf out of Trump’s playbook and use tax and spending measures to support their economies.
Although third quarter GDP data was strong, the UK economy flat-lined in August and September. We expect a very weak end to 2018.
Quickview: The US midterms have, as expected, seen the Democrats take the House with the Republicans holding the Senate. Our investment experts consider the implications for fiscal policy, trade, and the 2020 presidential election.
Quickview: Latest data paints a rosy picture for US employment and wage growth, and supports the case for a further rate hike in December.
The Japanese central bank held fire on monetary policy changes at its October meeting as it downgraded the inflation outlook yet again
Despite his controversial reputation, Jair Bolsanaro’s victory in the Brazilian election has been greeted with investor optimism. But the real test is yet to come – particularly regarding the crucial topic of pension reform.
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.
With the impact of tariffs yet to show up in the data, and the looming threat of a property slowdown, the larger-than-expected slowdown in Chinese growth is a taste of things to come.
In this month's infographic we look at whether trade wars will end the current economic cycle and the issues facing Italy's highly indebted government.