Economics

18JUN 2018

Economics

Can the UK economy cope with sustained house price falls?

Brexit has been blamed for undermining property demand. If momentum builds, house price falls may be hard to reverse, says economist Azad Zangana

15JUN 2018

Economics

Infographic: A view of the global economy in June 2018

In this month's infographic we look at whether we have reached a turning point for the global economy.

12JUN 2018

Economics

Which countries are most at risk from a trade war? Five questions answered

Rising tensions between the US and China could spark a full-blown trade war. What would that mean for stockmarkets and how might it affect consumer prices? Economist Craig Botham answers key questions

MAY

15MAY 2018

Economics

Infographic: A view of the global economy in May 2018

We look at the potential trade war between China and the US, who else could be affected and what the likely outcome might be.

10MAY 2018

Economics

Bank of England pauses hikes, awaiting more clarity

The market now shares our view that the next UK rate rise will be in November.

04MAY 2018

Economics

US employment report signals the economy has peaked at a high level

Quickview: Recent data confirm the US is late in the cycle and we maintain our forecast for a total of four interest rate hikes this year.

03MAY 2018

Economics

Will UK interest rates rise in May?

Forecasts for rates have suddenly shifted. We put five pressing questions about the future of monetary policy to senior economist Azad Zangana.

02MAY 2018

Economics

Is this the end of the eurozone recovery?

Quickview: Eurozone GDP growth slows, but adverse weather is probably to blame.

02MAY 2018

Economics

Trade wars: what do they mean for the global economy?

Trade tensions are rising between the US and China, with both sides having announced tariffs on certain imports from the other. We look at how this could impact the global economy.

APRIL

17APR 2018

Economics

Is the road to inflation taking us back to the 1960s?

The 1960s are remembered for radical social reform, political upheaval and war. Often forgotten is that they were also a time of rising inflation – and in this they may hold disquieting lessons for us today.