Economics

02AUG 2017

Economics

TalkingEconomics: The UK wage puzzle continues

While employment is at a record high, wage growth remains anaemic. We forecast the Bank of England to keep interest rates on hold.

02AUG 2017

Economics

TalkingEconomics: Central bank hawks, low inflation and balance sheet reduction

Low inflation is harrying the hawks, and is keeping the Fed cautious as it looks to reduce its balance sheet.

01AUG 2017

Economics

Eurozone growth goes from strength to strength

Real GDP accelerates as ECB mulls tapering QE.

JULY

27JUL 2017

Economics

Fed leaves rates on hold and balance sheet reduction is coming soon

The combination of balance sheet reduction and low inflation suggests there may not be another rate hike in 2017.

26JUL 2017

Economics

UK GDP growth remains sluggish

Ongoing imbalances, the squeeze on households and weak growth should stop the Bank of England from hiking rates.

18JUL 2017

Economics

Surprise fall in UK inflation makes an interest rate rise unlikely

The figures show further signs of the squeeze on household budgets. We continue to expect the Bank of England to keep interest rates steady until 2019.

17JUL 2017

Economics

Chinese growth beats forecasts but looks set to slow

China’s economy grew faster than expected in Q2 but we still expect credit tightening to lead to a slowdown in the second half of the year.

14JUL 2017

Economics

The story of the global economy in pictures - July 2017

In this month's infographic, we take a look at the market's rise so far in 2017 and ask if there are signs of investor complacency.

14JUL 2017

Economics

What does the "rise of the robots" mean for asset prices?

The world could be heading for a dystopian or booming future thanks to the incredible advances being made in automation. We look at the robot age and what it might mean for investors.

10JUL 2017

Economics

Why interest rates predictions have suddenly shifted

The market forecast for the first rise in UK interest rates has moved closer. We explain why.