Economics

20JUL 2018

Economic Views

BoJ to remain dovish as inflation disappoints

Quickview: Lower-than-expected inflation release means the Bank of Japan is likely to keep interest rates at lows

13JUL 2018

Economic Views

UK's Brexit proposal pleases nobody but is an important step forward

The proposal seeks a softer Brexit for exporters of goods, but a hard Brexit for services.

13JUL 2018

Economic Views

Infographic: A view of the global economy in July 2018

In this month's infographic we focus on the potential fallout of Trump's threatened trade tariffs on imports and what countries might do to counteract them.

10JUL 2018

Economic Views

Sluggish UK growth to keep BoE cautious

Interest rates are likely to remain unchanged until the autumn as new monthly GDP data shows a small pick-up in growth.

06JUL 2018

Economic Views

Why has eurozone trade slowed?

We look at where trade has fallen and what this means for growth.

04JUL 2018

Watch/Listen

How might a trade war play out?

If trade tensions escalate, potential consequences could include stagflation and a stronger US dollar.

JUNE

22JUN 2018

Economic Views

Two years on: how Brexit has affected the UK economy

Senior Economist Azad Zangana assesses the true impact of Britain’s decision to leave the European Union.

22JUN 2018

Economic Views

Brexit vote two years on: are we heading for a hard Brexit?

Economist Azad Zangana looks at the significant events in the two years since the UK set out on the road to Brexit and what might come next.

19JUN 2018

Economic Views

Trade tensions - the US ups the ante

As the US threatens further tariffs on Chinese goods, we look at the possible response from China and the potential impact on other emerging market economies.

18JUN 2018

Economic Views

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