In this month's infographic we look at whether other countries are following the US lead and turning to fiscal policy, the reasons for weakness in eurozone data, and the outlook for Brazil's economy under Jair Bolsonaro.
New emissions standards for cars have resulted in weaker production in an important part of the German economy.
We think the risk of a no-deal Brexit should mean Theresa May gets her deal through parliament. If not, the UK risks a recession next year.
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.
Economic and Strategy Viewpoint
The market selloff, the return of fiscal policy, a slowdown in eurozone data and Bolsanaro's Brazil victory all feature in our monthly analysis of the global economy.