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.
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.
We still see scope for further interest rate rises from the Fed this year, following yesterday’s 25 basis point hike at the March meeting of the FOMC.
Quickview: There was some cautiously positive news in the chancellor's Spring Statement, but he did not mention that the UK is currently the weakest economy in the G7.
We’ve upgraded our predictions for how the major economies around the world will perform in the next two years. Here, we briefly explain why and summarise our predictions.
Core inflation looks likely to accelerate further, putting pressure on the Federal Reserve to keep tightening policy.