Economics

20JAN 2017

Economics

The story of the global economy in Jan 2017

In this month's infographic our economics team reflect on 2016, a year in which the underdogs bit back. They look at what 2016 will be remembered for and the lessons learned, and then look ahead to 2017 and the issues that will likely dominate investors' minds.

17JAN 2017

Economics

UK inflation jumps as sterling fall starts to be felt

UK consumer price inflation hits its highest level for two and a half years.

12JAN 2017

Economics

Weak data prompts aggressive Brazilian central bank cut

Preceded by lower-than-expected inflation earlier in the day, the decision by the Brazilian central bank to cut interest rates by 75 basis points (bps) instead of the 50 bps forecast was a surprise that had been a while in the making.

04JAN 2017

Economics

TalkingEconomics - 2016 review: The underdogs bite back

Political upheaval and the need for ongoing support from central banks dominated global economic headlines in 2016, but what lessons have we learnt and what can we expect in 2017?

2016

DECEMBER

21DEC 2016

Economics

The story of the global economy in 2016

In this month's economic infographic we look back at a tumultuous 2016 which began with inflation worries and ended with geopolitical risks in Europe and the US.

15DEC 2016

Economics

The story of the global economy in December 2016

In this month's infographic we investigate global growth and the risks presented by a Trump presidency, how higher inflation could dent European growth and why emerging markets continue to push onwards and upwards.

05DEC 2016

Economics

TalkingEconomics: Europe forecast update - higher inflation to dampen growth

We have revised our eurozone growth expectations down slightly for 2017 but raised our forecast for 2018.

05DEC 2016

Economics

TalkingEconomics: Global forecast update - growth and risks rise under Trump

We have upgraded global growth for the first time in nearly two years. Better near-term activity plus a more favourable outlook for the US, UK and emerging markets are behind the move.

05DEC 2016

Economics

Renzi's resignation will hurt Italy's long-term outlook

Referendum defeat leaves Renzi no choice but to resign and increases pressure on the ECB to maintain stimulus.

05DEC 2016

Economics

TalkingEconomics: EM forecast update - Chimerican stimulus pushes EM onwards

Downgrades to three of the BRICs are offset overall by an upgrade to China’s growth. More broadly emerging market growth should also benefit from greater US stimulus, assuming we avoid an all-out trade war.